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Chocolate Cherry Flapjack - more than just flapjack, this is indulgent, grown up flapjack! thinlyspread.co.uk

Vegan Cherry and Chocolate Flapjack

An indulgent vegan chocolate flapjack with dried cherries inside and fresh, chocolate dipped cherries on top!
Course Baked Goods, Biscuits and Cookies, Treats
Cuisine English
Keyword cherry flapjack, chocolate flapjack, vegan chocolate flapjack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 255kcal


  • 23cm x 23 cm/ 9"/9" square baking tin
  • Baking parchment


  • 180 g vegan margarine
  • 180 g soft brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp Golden Syrup
  • 375 g Porridge Oats
  • 2 handfuls of branflakes
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 75 g dried cherries
  • 50 g dark chocolate at least 70% cocoa
  • 16 fresh cherries


  • Preheat your oven to 170C/340F
  • Grease and line your baking tin.
  • Melt the butter, golden syrup and sugar together in a large saucepan.
  • Mix together the oats, cocoa and bran flakes and add to the pan.
  • Stir well to combine throughly.
  • Add the dried cherries and stir again so that they are evenly distributed.
  • Press the mixture into your prepared tin. Squash it with the back of a metal spoon so that the oats begin to glue together.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 15 - 20 minutes until the flapjack is brown.
  • Leave to cool in the tin for ten minutes, cut the flapjack into 16 squares and leave to cool completely in the tin.
  • Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl standing over a pan of hot water.
  • Drizzle the top of the cooled flapjack with chocolate and leave to set.
  • Dip the cherries into the remaining chocolate and leave to set on a piece of baking parchment.
  • Top each flapjack with a chocolate cherry!


Nutritional information is only an approximate guideline. Calculations will vary according to the ingredients you use and your cooking methods.


Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 79mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 601IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg