I’ve been experimenting with baking with Elderflower and decided to try some Elderflower and Maple Syrup flapjacks. It’s a really simple recipe and we could definitely taste the Elderflower flavour in the finished result.
- 175g oats
- 110g butter
- 40g sugar
- maple syrup
- Belvoir Elderflower Cordial
- Melt the butter over a low heat and add the sugar. Mix them together over the heat.
- Add the oats, and mix well so that they are well covered
- Add maple syrup (amount according to your taste) and mix well again. We used a couple of squeezes from a squeezy bottle, which was plenty
- Add a dash of Belvoir Elderflower cordial (amount according to taste) and mix again. We added a generous dash of undiluted cordial, and the flavour came through very well. I had thought that maybe it wouldn’t, which is why I was quite free with the amount I poured in. I think about a tablespoon would be enough to give the flavour.
- Transfer the mixture to a tin or tray. We used a non stick round tray.
- Bake in a preheated oven 180 C / Gas 4 for 20 minutes
- Enjoy! You can try them straight away but they are best left a while to set if you want to cut them into slices easily.
Bake in a preheated oven 180 C / Gas 4 for 20 minutes
Flapjacks are one of the simplest and cheapest treats to make and they work well in lunchboxes, or for a snack, or even for a picnic. I hope you like this Elderflower variety!
These are British flapjacks. I have heard that an American flapjack is a type of pancake but this is something different. It’s more like an oat bar or a granola bar, and if you have not tried them you should definitely give them a go!
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If you like flapjacks, what are your favourite varieties? Let me know in the comments!
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