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Simple British Flapjack

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a simple but tasty flapjack recipe from the UK that is very easy and simple to do for anyone of any skill, even kids. Flapjacks are a simple sheet cake with oats, sugar, golden syrup, butter, and raisins. [Recipe originally submitted to]"
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30 m servings 330
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly butter a baking pan.
  2. Combine butter, sugar, and golden syrup in a saucepan over low heat. Mix until butter has melted and sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat. Add 2 cups oats and raisins. Mix until oats are well coated. Pour mixture into the prepared pan; flatten down with the back of a spoon.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown on top, 10 to 20 minutes. Let flapjack cool.
  4. Melt chocolate in a microwave-safe glass or ceramic bowl in 15-second intervals, stirring after each interval, 1 to 3 minutes. Pour over the cooled flapjack. Let cool until chocolate is set.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • You can substitute raisins with sultanas, if preferred.
  • Add more golden syrup to the batter if oats are not sufficiently coated.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 330 calories; 18.4 38.5 4.4 35 102 Full nutrition

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First of all, whoever wrote this recipe didn't say what size pan to use. This is a very important detail which should not have been omitted! I used a standard square brownie pan and it came ou...