Added by Baking Editor | Tue 21 Sep 2010 @ 17:06
Whether it is the appeal of the make-do-and-mend culture that out grandmothers knew, the return of the popularity of the humble cup cake, or the new trend for artists to use food as a medium for art such as the Cake Britain exhibition, there is no denying that baking is back. Three quarters of families with young children now bake together every month. Lorna Rhodes has teamed up with Lyleís Golden Syrup to show how parents can teach their children about baking. First recipe in the frame is the flapjack. Flapjacks are perfect for parents and children to develop their cooking skills and enjoy results which taste great every time. To learn more about the magic of Lyleís visit the new website: www.lylesgoldensyrup.com
Makes 12- 16
Preparation time : 10 minutes
Cooking time : 25 minutes
75g Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Light Brown soft sugar
3 rounded tbsp Lyleís Golden Syrup
250g rolled oats (porridge oats)
Preheat the oven to 180C (160C fan) gas 4. Grease and line a shallow 20cm square tin with parchment or greaseproof paper.
Put the butter, Tate & Lyle sugar and Lyleís Golden Syrup into a medium pan and gently heat until melted. Stir in the oats. Turn into the tin, level and press the mixture evenly and firmly with the back of a spoon. Bake for 25 minutes, or until just golden around the edges.
Remove from the oven and cool for10 minutes then mark into 12 or 16 pieces whilst still warm. Cool completely before turning out onto a board and cutting again with a sharp knife.
Tip : Flapjacks will keep up to a week in an airtight container