Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Honey Ginger Flapjacks


Delicious chewy, oat and nut flapjacks with aromatic ginger honey.

Makes about 32 square pieces.

Ingredients:

520 grams /18 oz Rolled Oats
300 grams / 10 oz Dessicated Coconut
120 grams  / 4 oz Coarsely chopped Cashew nuts
120 grams  / 4 oz Flaked Almonds
240 grams  / 8 oz Plain Flour
1/2 teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda

Wet Ingredients:

250 grams/ 8 oz butter
2 tablespoons New Zealand Hanuka Honey with root ginger
1 tablespoon Golden syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
 240 grams  / 8 oz sugar

Method:

1. Grease two 10 inch x 10 inch square cake tins.
2. Preheat oven to 170 degrees C / 350 degrees F
3. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, flour, coconut, bicarbonate of soda, cashew nuts and flaked almonds.
4.In a sauce pan add the honey, sugar, golden syrup and butter and stir the ingredients on medium heat till butter is melted.
5. Add the melted wet ingredients to the dry and fold together.
6. Divide the mixture into the two tins and smooth  the top with a spatula.
7. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes after which cover the cake tins with foil and cook for a further 10 minutes.
8. Remove the cake tins from the oven and allow to cool to room temperature.
9. Once cooled transfer to a wire rack  to cool completely .


10.Cut into squares. Enjoy for breakfast or as a healthy snack. For a gift idea place some pieces it in a cellophane gift bag and tie it with ribbon to make delicious home made gifts.

NB- You can add dried fruits such as cranberries and also sunflower seeds for variation.Any nuts can be added.If you can't get the New Zealand Hanuka honey with root ginger replace it with plain honey and some chopped crystalized ginger pieces.

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38 comments:

  1. such an healthy n crunchy munch..

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  2. omg...sooooooooooooper tempting..

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  3. Crunchy flapjacks,love to munch some.

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  4. I bought some honey and ginger flapjacks from Morrisons but I couldn't really taste honey or ginger in them so I think I might attempt making my own using your recipe!Thank you!

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  5. lovely - definitely going to give these a go!

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  6. Sound really tasty. I'm sure my daughter would love these. May try making them with her in the morning.

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  7. Always searching for that perfect flap jack recipe. Will give this a try.

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  8. This looks really nice and different from normal breakfasts

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  9. These taste absolutely Heavenly with a nice cuppa! Great for picnics too!

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  10. These would be a great gift, I bought some lovely cellophane gift bags with ties last week, time to put them to use :-) (These were in Poundland if anyone is looking for them)

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  11. These look delicious thank you :)

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  12. Ginger and honey is a great combination for flapjacks. They look nice!

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  13. I'm going to make these for my dad for his birthday! He LOVES flapjack. Thanks for the recipe!

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  14. love this idea for a grab and go brekkie!

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  15. Trying these, they look delicious x

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  16. ooo i love a flapjack,quick and easy to make so the kids can help too

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  17. These look so tasty! Will be trying these next weekend for a get together with some friends :)

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  18. Like ginger, so this recipe is great.

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  19. love flapjacks! these look fab! x

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  20. These would be good at any time of day.

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  21. Had a go at making these and they turned out wonderful! So golden!

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  22. This is a very different idea... have to try it

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  23. A great breakfast alternative & brilliant for being on the go too.

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  24. This are simply amazing. I may have to make some more this weekend as we've got some friends coming over. Lovely with warm thick hot chocolate :)

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  25. Sounds lovely. I'm not sure whether I will find New Zealand Hanuka Honey with root ginger, so thanks for the alternative suggestion.

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  26. These sound lovely - I think I'll give them a try :)

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  27. Lovely, but not at breakfast for me.

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  28. I love ginger in a flapjack, must try honey too

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  29. These sound lovely, will def be trying them

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