"You Get What You Get Don't You Mummy?"

"You Get What You Get Don't You Mummy?"
"You Get What You Get Don't You Mummy?". Family food ideas for families who want to eat yummy food

Monday, 21 January 2013


Flapjacks are a chewy biscuits made from oats. You can add other ingredients too, like, coconut, dried fruit, chocolate, nuts and seeds. Above all they are chewy and gooey and great to make.


  • 200g unsalted butter
  • 200g demerara sugar
  • 200g honey
  • 400g porridge oats
  • (Optional) 50g nuts, dried fruits desiccated coconut, seeds, chocolate…
  • You will also need a 20cm x 30cm (8in x 12in) cake tin, greased

Preparation method

1.   Put the butter, sugar and honey in a saucepan and heat, stirring occasionally, until the butter has melted and the sugar has dissolved. Add the oats (and nuts, fruit, coconut etc. if using), and mix well.

2.   Transfer the oat mixture to the prepared cake tin and spread to about 2cm (¾in) thick. Smooth the surface with the back of a spoon. Bake in a preheated oven at 180C/350F/Gas 4 for 15-20 minutes, until lightly golden around the edges, but still slightly soft in the middle. Let cool in the tin, then turn out and cut into squares.


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