Cookbook:Flapjacks (Traditional Scottish Recipe)

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Scottish flapjacks are a type of baked bar dessert made with oats.



  1. Put the butter or margarine, sugar and golden syrup into a saucepan and stir over a low heat until the fat and sugar have melted.
  2. Add the porridge oats and blend thoroughly.
  3. Press into a well greased 18cm square sandwich tin.
  4. Bake in the centre of a moderate oven at 180°C (350°F / gas mark 4) for 25 minutes or until evenly golden brown.
  5. Mark into fingers whilst warm.
  6. Allow to become almost cold in the tin before removing.
  7. Enjoy!


  • Replace the sugar and golden syrup with 75g of honey.
  • Add 50g of raisins.