Woweeee without a doubt making these delicious banana flapjacks definitely felt like we were ready to embrace the energy needed to take on 2018, and not only were they super simple to make they were totally yummy to nibble on too…

what you need…

  • 1 banana
  • 450g rolled oats
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons of golden syrup
  • 160g soft brown sugar
  • 200g butter
  • shallow baking tin
  • greaseproof paper
  • bowl
  • saucepan
  • spoon

what to do…

  1. line the tin with greaseproof paper
  2. turn on oven to 180c
  3. melt the butter, syrup and sugar over the hob in a saucepan
  4. mash banana and add to mixture
  5. add the oats and make sure all is completely coated in the mixture
  6. tip into the tin
  7. bake for 25 minutes
  8. remove from oven and cut into squares and allow to cool

into a little dream adventure…

  • there are so many different variations of flapjacks you can play around with…adding choc chips, fruit, raisins
  • or maybe use your oats to make some oaty biscuits or healthy granola
  • exploring with your child the life cycle of an oat and discussing how oats are harvested, what season this takes place, lots of cultural themes to explore here