Traditional oat flapjacks







Cook Time

35-40 Min


  • 25g/1oz golden syrup
  • 50g/2oz caster sugar
  • 75g/3oz butter
  • 175g/6oz rolled oats
  • Preheat the oven to 170°C/ 325°F/Gas mark 3. Lightly grease a shallow baking tin.
  • Melt the syrup, sugar and butter together in a heavy pan. Remove from the heat. Stir in the oats and mix well.
  • Press the mixture firmly into the tin, and bake in the oven for about 35 minutes. Leave to cool in the tin slightly, then cut into generous portions while still warm.


Quality Ingredients:
Use high-quality oats, butter, and sweeteners for authentic flavor and texture.
Butter and Sugar Ratio:
Maintain the proper ratio of butter and sugar to achieve the right consistency and sweetness.
Mixing Carefully:
Mix the oats and syrup gently to avoid crushing the oats and maintain a desirable texture.
Even Thickness:
Press the mixture evenly into the baking dish to ensure uniform baking.
Cooling Time:
Allow the flapjacks to cool completely before cutting to prevent crumbling.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature. For longer shelf life, refrigerate or freeze.
Feel free to add nuts, seeds, or dried fruits according to your preference, but maintain the balance for a traditional taste.
By following these precautions, you’ll enhance the likelihood of creating scrumptious traditional oat flapjacks with the perfect combination of sweetness and chewiness.


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