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My ultimate flapjacks are famous amongst my friends. I once took some to work and was told by several people I could give up my job and make flapjack for a living. I think that would be rather foolish, but you get the point! Sorry if you think I’m blowing my own trumpet, but try my best ever flapjack recipe and see what you think.
So drumroll please… the time has come to share my famous flapjack recipe... I apologise in advance for how addicted you’re going to get to these ultimate flapjacks. They are gooey, sweet, and delicious and oh so more-ish. I dare you to stop at just one!
Check out the variation ideas at the bottom too!
Ingredients for The Best Ever Flapjack
- 170g/6oz butter
- 170g/6oz soft brown sugar
- 4 generous tablespoons of golden syrup
- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 400g/12oz rolled oats
- 50g/1oz desiccated coconut
Equipment for my Ultimate Flapjack Recipe
Method for the Yummiest Flapjacks
This ultimate flapjack recipe is so quick and easy, and is a great recipe to make with kids. Start by lining a baking tray that’s about 20 x 30 cm like this one, with baking paper, and pre-heating your oven to 180 degrees.
1. Gently melt together the butter, sugar and golden syrup over a low heat on the hob.
2. Add the salt and ginger. You may like to adjust the qualities to taste, I like a nice gingery kick! You might also like less salt.
3. Pour the oats and coconut into the sweet mixture and stir well.
4. Spread the mixture into the lined baking tray and press down lightly with a spoon to make them even.
5. Bake at 180 degrees for about 20 minutes, until it’s just starting to crisp on top and around the edges.
Over-cooking these gooey flapjacks will make them more crispy, but I much prefer them to be soft and squidgy. Cut up, allow to cool and enjoy!
Ultimate Flapjack Recipe Variations
Chocolate lover? Try leaving out the ginger, and adding chocolate chips to create deliciously chocolatey flapjacks. Or keep the ginger, and add chocolate chips. Both would be delicious.
Not a coconut fan? Leave it out and add around 50g/1oz extra oats.
Raisin or nuts? Add a few handfuls of raisins or nuts, or both.
Plain Jane? Leave out the ginger and coconut and get back to basics. This flapjack is still so scrumptious and moorish.
I hope you enjoy this best ever flapjack recipe as much as we do, on an all-too-regular basis! It’s certainly not healthy. But it’s so so good.
If you’re looking for more delicious wheat-free recipes, check out this gluten-free scone recipe.
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