Banana and apricot flapjacks

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  • 50min

About this recipe: A really moist and surprisingly healthy snack. These flapjacks are loaded with seeds, almonds, dried apricots, dates and bananas.

Ingredients

Makes: 12 flapjacks

  • 100g butter (or butter substitute)
  • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 1 tablespoon agave or date syrup
  • 50g seeds (pumpkin, sunflower)
  • 35g almonds, roughly chopped
  • 150g rolled oats
  • 100g dried apricots, roughly chopped
  • 30g dried dates, roughly chopped
  • 2 bananas, mashed (approximately 250g)

Method

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:10min cooling  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Line and grease a 20cm square baking tin (set aside). Preheat the oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
  2. Melt the butter and syrups in a saucepan over a low heat.
  3. Put all the dry ingredients into a bowl and mix in the mashed bananas. Add the melted mixture and turn out into prepared tray. Flatten to roughly 1.75cm (2/3 in) in depth. Do not worry if it does not spread across the tray. The mixture will bake in whatever shape you create!
  4. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes. Allow to cool in the tray - but it is easier to divide the mixture after 10 minutes of cooling or so. Turn out onto wire rack to cool completely.

Tip

Use any seeds or nuts that you have. I use 3:2 porridge to rye oats. Proportions and ingredients are only general guidelines.

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Reviews (3)

smileysal
1

this recipe worked fine but i must admit none of the family were particularly fond of these, but thats just our opinion - 07 Sep 2012

pianoyvette
1

Really enjoyed making these, and using such wholesome ingredients. The end product tasted great, and not too sweet either, so felt really healthy and satisfying. Thanks for sharing the recipe. - 19 Apr 2012

evanshayleyleanne
1

fantastic recipe! Doesn't take 21/2 hours- about 10 min prep, 30 mins cook. Delicious soft flapjacks, tasty and healthy, absolutely fabulous for luchbox snacks and on the go. - 21 Sep 2011

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