Wholemeal Berry Flapjack

The addition of wholemeal flour sets this flapjack apart from many others.  Add in fresh berries for a lovely juicy, chewy treat – and all ready in less than an hour.

Makes: 16 squares

Level: Easy

Time: 45 – 50 minutes

Need: a 20cm/8” square tin.


  • 125g/4½oz unsalted butter, softened
  • 125g/4½oz   light brown sugar
  • 60g/2oz  wholemeal flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 tbsp golden syrup
  • 200g/7oz porridge oats
  • 175g/6oz blackberries (or other berries)


1. Heat the oven to 180°C / fan 160°C / 350°F / Gas 4. Grease and line the tin.

2. Put the butter and sugar in a bowl and mix together. Stir in the flour and salt.

3. Add the golden syrup and mix well.

4. Stir in the porridge oats and the blackberries, gently if you want to keep them whole.

5. Spoon the mix into the tin and press down firmly. 

6. Bake for 30 – 35 minutes.

7. Leave to go cold in the tin and then turn out and cut into pieces.

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Orange and Blueberry Blondies

Honeycomb Brownies

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Shortjacks

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