Flapjacks are universally popular, and the light and fruity version here will appeal to the whole family. It’s quick to mix, and not long in the oven. Serve the flapjacks with fresh fruit or yogurt for a speedy breakfast, in place of porridge, or enjoy them as a coffee-break or afterschool energy booster.
B1, C, folate, copper, iron, zinc
For honey and banana flapjacks, use 3 tbsp clear honey instead of the golden syrup, and the grated zest and juice of 1 large lemon instead of the orange. Add 1 diced banana to the mixture with the oats. * For apricot and apple flapjacks, add 100 g (3½ oz) chopped ready-to-eat dried apricots and 2 peeled, cored and diced dessert apples with the oats. Omit the sesame seeds.
Rolled oats are whole oat grains that have simply been husked and then rolled to flatten, and thus contain all of the nutrients of the whole grain.