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Flapjacks (fortified)

This traditional treat needs, no introduction. Many versions exist, but the basic recipe is oats, fat and sugar. This recipe contains chopped dried apricots and is fortified with peanut butter. You could also top with melted chocolate for extra calories.

150 kcal, 0.7g protein per flapjack

Serves: 15 slices
Time to prepare: 05 mins
Time to cook: 25 mins
Dietary requirements: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Vegan


  • 125g/4½oz vegan margarine
  • 125g/4½oz light brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp golden syrup or caramel sauce
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 225g/80z oats
  • 50g/scant 2oz dried apricots
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4.
  2. Line a baking tray approximately 20 x 20 cm (8 inch) with greaseproof paper.
  3. In a medium saucepan, gently melt the margarine, sugar and golden syrup over low heat.
  4. Stir in the peanut butter.
  5. Add the oats, apricots and salt, then mix well.
  6. Press you mixture evenly into the baking tray and bake for 20 mins.
  7. Allow to cool before partially slicing (still in tray) and serving.


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