Lyle's Fruit and Nut Bars

Lyle's Fruit and Nut Bars

This tasty and compact energy-giving bar is perfect for breakfast on the go or a tasty morning snack. Ideal for a really speedy yet energy-giving breakfast that's good for you.

YIELDS

8 Bars

PREP TIME

8 minutes

COOK TIME

25 minutes

INGREDIENTS

Ingredients

  • 150g Lyle's Golden Syrup
  • 75g butter
  • grated zest of 1 orange
  • 150g prunes, roughly chopped
  • 150g pitted dates, roughly chopped
  • 150g porridge oats
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 100g mixed seeds (such as sunflower and pumpkin)
  • 50g flaked almonds
  • 50g brazil nuts, chopped

INSTRUCTIONS

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 6. Grease a 20x20cm square cake tin with butter and line the base with baking parchment.
  2. Put Lyle's Golden Syrup, butter, orange zest, prunes and dates in a saucepan and gently heat until the butter has melted. Cook over a low-medium heat for 5 minutes stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat and mash everything together using a potato masher or the back of a wooden spoon.
  3. Transfer to a bowl and thoroughly mix in the oats, cinnamon, seeds, cranberries, almonds and brazil nuts. Press firmly into the prepared tin and bake in the oven for 18-20 minutes until lightly golden.
  4. Cool in the tin for 20 minutes then remove from the tin to cool completely before cutting into individual pieces

CHEF'S TIP

Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.