Cherry and Berry Flapjack

Packed with dried fruit and seeds, these flapjacks are just delicious and full of fibre and nutrients. You can make them gluten-free by using gluten-free oats.


150g butter

50g dark brown soft sugar

397g can condensed milk

1 tablespoon golden syrup

250g porridge oats

100g dried cherries and cranberries (chopped in half)

250g ready to eat dried apricots (chopped)

75g pumkin seeds

75g sunflower seeds


Preheat oven to 180C, 350F, or Gas Mark 4. Grease and line a 18 x 28cm baking tin with baking parchment.

In a large saucepan, melt the  butter and sugar together over a low heat. Add the condensed milk and golden syrup, then remove from the heat and stir in the oats, dried fruit and 50g of each of the seeds. Mix well, then press into the prepared baking tin, and sprinkle over the remaining seeds and lightly press in.

Bake for 25 – 35 minutes, until golden. Allow to cool in the tin, then cut into pieces before serving.  Makes 12 large bars or 24 bite size pieces.


Cherry & Berry Flapjacks