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Oat Flapjack

Easy Traditional Flapjack

An easy recipe for traditional flapjack. Full of chewy, syrupy deliciousness and perfect with a cup of afternoon tea or morning coffee.
Course Snack, Treats
Cuisine English
Keyword flapjack, golden syrup recipes, sweet treats
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 287kcal


  • 180 g Vegan butter or margarine
  • 180 g Soft Brown Sugar
  • 4 tbsps Golden Syrup
  • 375 g Porridge Oats
  • 2 handfuls of bran flakes or corn flakes


  • Melt the butter, sugar and golden syrup together in a large saucepan.
  • Stir in the porridge oats.
  • Add the bran flakes or corn flakes and stir to distribute evenly.
  • Press the mixture into  a 23cm/9 inch square baking dish, greased and base lined
  • Cook at 180C/350F for about 20 - 25 mins until the flapjack is golden brown
  • Leave to cool in the tin for ten minutes. Mark the flapjack into slices and leave to cool completely in the tin.
  • Remove from the baking tin and store in an airtight container, if it gets that far!


Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 573IU | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg