Nutty Flapjack

125 gm butter
1 tbs honey
3/4  cup brown sugar
2 tbs VCO
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
1 cup mixed nuts and fruits (sesame, almond, cashew, walnut, sunflower seeds, flaxseeds)
1 tsp cinnamon

Method

  • Crush nuts and any larger seeds in a pestle and mortar.
  • Melt the margarine and honey in a pan. Mix in the sugar, stirring until it melts.
  • Mix the dry ingredients together well, then add to the syrup mixture and mix well.
  • Spread in a greased tin (8″x12″) and bake at 160° C for about 10 mins. until lightly golden on top but not set hard.
  • Cut into slices and leave to cool before storing in an airtight container.

Power bar variants

  1. Replace part of the porridge oats with fruit and nut muesli (crush any large nuts with a pastle and mortar).
  2. dried fruits: try figs, apricots, glacé cherries, raisins, mixed dried fruit packs, banana chips (crushed)…
  3. seeds: try sesame, sunflower, poppy…
  4. nuts: flaked almonds, walnuts, hazels, brazils…
  5. spice it up with ground ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg…

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