Blackberry and apple oaty flapjacks

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Blackberry and apple oaty flapjacks
Blackberry and apple oaty flapjacks
  • Serves: 12

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Kick start your day with these tasty flapjacks. The apples will give you a great energy boost while the oats will keep you full till lunch - the kids will love the sweet caramel taste!


  • 300g (10oz) eating apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 397g can ready-made caramel e.g. Carnation Caramel
  • 200g (7oz) porridge oats
  • 2tsp cinnamon (optional)
  • 300g (11oz) fresh or frozen forest fruits
For the crumbly topping:
  • 55g (2oz) porridge oats
  • 15g (oz) butter, finely cubed
  • 55g (2oz) toasted flaked almonds


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C (350F, gas mark 4).
  2. Tip the apple into a saucepan with 6tbsp of water, cover with a lid and cook until soft (about 5-6 mins). Drain the excess water and puree in a blender or mash with a potato masher.
  3. Tip 200g (7oz) of the oats and the cinnamon into a large bowl and add the cooked apple and two-thirds of the caramel. Mix well.
  4. For the base: spread two-thirds of the oat mixture onto the base of the tin and push into the corners with the back of a spoon for a completely smooth layer.
  5. Tumble the berries on top of the base. Beat the caramel in the can then drizzle over the berries.
  6. Make a crumbly topping: add 55g (2oz) oats to the remaining mixture in the bowl and mix well. Using your fingers rub in the butter (it gets a little messy!). Add the almonds and stir together.
  7. Dot the final oat mixture over the berries and press down slightly to stick all the layers together. Bake for 25-30 mins until golden brown. Leave to cool completely before cutting into squares. Enjoy with a blob of Greek yogurt or clotted cream.

Nutritional information per portion

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  • Calories 233(kcal)

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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can these be frozen?


sorry my "S" is not very reliable lol!


A perfect recipe for me! I always have a glut of Blackberries and Apples and have Blackberries in the freezer most of the year. I think I have found a way to use them to make healthy, nutritious snacks for all the family!


mmm I will be trying thi recipe for sure. Being type 1 diabetic I am always on the look out for lower GI recipes and the oats in this would be perfect Also this would help towards my five a day and be delish - seems to tick all the boxes for me and I am ure my familty would love these too. Thanks

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