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5 Flapjack Recipes you Absolutely Have to Try

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5 Flapjack Recipes you Absolutely Have to Try

If the scent of freshly baked flapjacks wafting through your home is one of your favourite things, you’ve landed on the right page. From classic flapjacks that evoke a sense of nostalgia to more creative flapjack recipes, read on to discover flapjack tips and tricks and simple recipes you can try at home.

Why Are Flapjacks the Ultimate Treat? 

The humble flapjack. With that delightful mix of oats, butter, sugar, and golden syrup — how can anyone resist? They’re perfect for any time of day, be it breakfast, a midday munch, or a dessert. Plus, with endless ways to jazz them up, they cater to everyone’s taste buds.

And their charm doesn’t end there! Planning a hike or a camping trip? Or maybe just looking for a treat to surprise your kids in their lunchboxes? Flapjacks are the perfect snack for any occasion.

What’s the secret to a good flapjack? 

So, what’s the key to achieving delicious flapjacks? Without a doubt, it’s Lyle’s Golden Syrup. This liquid gold has been lending its magical touch to bakes for generations, and flapjacks are its crowning glory.

But there’s more to tasty flapjacks than syrup alone. Here are some more tips to help you make the perfect flapjacks:


Don’t underestimate the power of baking paper. Lining your tin with baking paper makes it easier to remove the flapjacks, they’ll slide right out of the tin!


Rolled oats are your best friend when it comes to flapjacks. They are the best type of oats to help you achieve a chewy yet substantial texture.


Cooking time is a balancing act; you don’t want flapjacks that are too dry (overcooked) or too soggy (undercooked). Use the directions in your recipe, but perfectly cooked flapjacks should be golden-brown on top with a soft and chewy middle.


Give your flapjacks some time to cool completely and solidify before you cut into squares, this will help your flapjacks hold their shape.

5 fab flapjack recipes you can make at home 

Whether you’re a fan of the traditional flapjack or you’re an adventurous soul eager to bake something different, dive into our treasure trove of flapjack recipes.

Golden syrup flapjacks 

This is flapjacks 101, capturing the essence of what makes this treat so lovable. It’s simple yet delectable, with a focus on the four key ingredients: Oats, butter, Lyle’s Golden Syrup, and a pinch of salt.

Triple chocolate flapjacks

For those who believe that the only thing better than chocolate is three kinds of chocolate, this flapjack recipe is your dream come true. Infused with cocoa powder, chocolate chips, and topped with a layer of melted chocolate, this is chocolate indulgence at its peak.

Carrot cake flapjacks

Step aside, carrot cake—there’s a new dessert in town! With the natural sweetness of carrots, the crunch of walnuts, and the aromatic allure of cinnamon, these irresistible flapjacks will leave you wanting more.

Cherry bakewell flapjacks

Ah, the Cherry Bakewell. This recipe elevates your flapjacks by incorporating the classic flavours of this beloved British treat.

Peanut butter flapjacks

Creamy, dreamy peanut butter meets flapjacks in this heavenly combination. Layered with peanut butter-infused chocolate, it’s an indulgence that hits all the right notes. It’s the perfect snack for those who think that peanut butter makes everything better (because let’s face it—it does).

Don’t forget about Lyle’s Golden Syrup!

You’ve got the tips, the tricks, and the lip-smacking flapjack recipes, but don’t forget the star ingredient – Lyle’s Golden Syrup! Be sure to stock up before you start baking.  

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