The wholesome and satisfying combination of rolled oats and golden syrup makes flapjacks popular with adults and children alike. They are sweet, dense and filling, with a soft, chewy consistency. With so few ingredients, flapjacks are quick to make and guaranteed to please.


175g/6 oz/3/4 cup unsalted vegan butter
50g/2 oz/1/4 cup castor (superfine) sugar
150g/5 oz/scant 1/3 cup golden (light corn)
250g/9 oz/1 ½ cups rolled oats


1.Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/ Gas 4. Grease and line a shallow 20cm/8in square baking tin (pan)

2.Place the butter, sugar and syrup in a pan and heat gently until the butter has melted.

3.Add the oats and stir until all the ingredients are combined.

4.Transfer the mixture into the tin and level the surface. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until turning golden. Leave to cool on a wire rack.

Sweet chewy flapjacks