Traditional Flapjack - Fruit Flapjack Recipe

Flapjack Recipe
Flapjack Recipe Photo © RFB Photography
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 35 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
421 Calories
15g Fat
72g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 421
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 72g 26%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Protein 3g
Calcium 30mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

A traditional flapjack is one of the quickest, easiest and importantly inexpensive baked goods to make. This is a traditional flapjack recipe with the addition of delicious dried fruits, honey, and banana.
Traditional flapjacks as well as fruit flapjacks are very healthy as they are mainly made from oats which are full of iron, zinc, and vitamin B, so you can eat them without too much guilt.


  • 1/3 cup/ 6 tbsp Golden Syrup or corn syrup
  • 3½oz/100g butter
  • 3oz/85g soft brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 12 oz/350g oats mixed with 3½oz/100g dried apricots
  • 1 small banana, mashed

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 F/180 C/Gas 4

  3. Butter a 9"x 13"/23cm x 33cm Swiss roll tin and line the base with baking parchment.

  4. Place the syrup and butter into a large saucepan and heat gently until the butter has melted into the syrup and stir well.

  5. Put the oats into a roomy baking bowl, add all the other ingredients then pour over the butter and syrup mixture and stir to coat the oats.

  6. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and spread evenly to fill the tin making sure the surface is even.

  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the oven while the flapjack is still slightly soft, they will harden once cool.

  8. Place the tin on a wire cooling rack and cut the flapjack into squares and leave in the tin until completely cold.

The flapjack keeps well stored in an airtight tin.