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Flapjack Cakes

by Amy Sheppard from The Savvy Shopper’s Cookbook

These family friendly flapjack cakes are a delicious sweet treat to have on hand. With no added sugar, they make a great treat for kids and are freezable too.

From the book

Introduction

I used to make these every week for my children after swimming. They are packed with fruit and have no added sugar – they get all their sweetness from the honey and fruit, so it's actually a pretty healthy snack. They are much more light and cakey than an ordinary flapjack. 

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Ingredients

100g butter, plus extra for greasing
4 tbsp honey
1 tsp ground cinnamon
200g porridge oats
100g self-raising flour
150g dried fruit (I use a combination of raisins and chopped prunes)
3 apples, grated

Essential kit

You will need a 30x20cm tin

Method

Heat the oven to 200c/400f/Gas mark 6. Grease a 30x20cm tin with butter. 

Put the butter and honey into a saucepan and melt on a low heat. Put all of the remaining ingredients into a mixing bowl and pour the melted butter and honey over the top. Mix thoroughly. 

Pour the mixture into the baking tin, pressing it down gently. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until it is starting to turn golden brown. Leave to cool in the tin. 

Once cool, cut into slices or squares and serve. 

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From the book: The Savvy Shopper’s Cookbook

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