Flapjack: the recipe for English bars with oatmeal

ingredients
  • groats
    200 grams

  • Butter
    70 grams
    • 899 kcal

  • whole cane sugar


    70 grams
  • brown sugar syrup
    70 grams

  • Fine salt
    1 pinch
    • 21 kcal

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

the valve it’s a recipe typical of Anglo-Saxon countries, a candy made from groats, brown sugar, butter And brown sugar syrup, a typical British sweet syrup, similar to caramel and honey but with a more liquid consistency. To make the flapjacks you will need to prepare a butter sauce, brown sugar syrup (an English sweet syrup but also very common in America) and sugar to associate with oatmeal. The mixture will then be spread in a saucepan and oven-baked. At the end of cooking, it will suffice to extract the sweet from the little ones rectangular bars or square, ready to eat. You can enrich the preparation by adding chocolate chips you hate dried fruit, or flavor them with the addition of spices or with grated lemon zest. Gourmets can sprinkle them with dark chocolate melted in a bain-marie. Once ready, you can serve your flapjacks with a cup of tea or enjoy them for a nibble simple and delicious.

the term valve it was used in the 1600s to define a dessert similar to pancake, a meaning it still has today in America but, from the 1930s, valve began to be used to refer to an oatmeal dessert.

If you have trouble finding gold syrup or don’t have it available, you can replace it with lo Maple syrup or the Acacia honey.

Also try the recipe for oatmeal cookies, crispy and delicious, ideal for breakfast.

How to make flapjacks

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Put the butter with the sugar, the golden syrup and a pinch of salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil over low heat, stirring constantly (1), until the sugar is completely dissolved. Turn off the heat and let cool. Place the oatmeal in a bowl (2) and pour the now cold mixture over it. Mix until the mixture is smooth and very sticky. Pour the mixture into a buttered rectangular mold lined with parchment paper and level it (3).

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Bake in a preheated oven at 150 ° C for about 40 minutes or until the surface is lightly browned (4). Once ready, let cool and cut the flapjacks into cubes or rectangles (5). Your flapjacks are ready to be tasted (6).

storage

You can keep the flapjacks for 4-5 days in a tin can or in an airtight container.

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