Banana flapjacks

July 7, 2016
 

Banana flapjacks recipe

Banana flapjacks

Squidgy, chewy, comforting – these are everything flapjacks should be – but healthier! They contain far less sugar than the ready-made kind, and of course when you make things from scratch, you know exactly what you’re getting – real food, with no nasty additives.

Feel free to further reduce the sugar in these by using less brown rice syrup or honey than stated – the banana and raisins add a nice sweetness by themselves.

Makes 24 squares

You will need:

Method:

  1. Grease or line a small baking tray and heat the oven to 150c.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, raisins and pumpkin seeds.
  3. Place the peanut butter, coconut oil and brown rice syrup or honey in a small pan and warm for about two minutes, stirring, until melted.
  4. Add the melted mixture to the oats with the mashed banana and give everything a good mix until well combined.
  5. Spoon into the baking tray, smooth out the surface, and bake for 45-50 minutes until golden brown.

These are good for up to 5 days in an airtight container stored in a dark, cool place. Or freeze for up to 3 months.

See more Sweet Treat recipes


You Might Also Like

We'd love to know what you think of our ideas. Tell us if you’ve tried something you like, or if you found a great way of adapting one of our recipes. We also welcome questions, and suggestions for future posts. No challenge too big or small.

L & T x

4 Comments

  • Reply Aamay July 8, 2016 at 06:03

    I’m not a fan of peanut butter, is there anything you would recommend instead?

    Almond butter?

    Thanks 🙂

    • Reply eatwise July 8, 2016 at 11:45

      Hi Aamay!

      Sure – you could definitely use almond butter as an alternative. Let us know how they work out.

      L x

  • Reply Kelly-Marie April 17, 2017 at 18:37

    Just made these following the recipe to a T and I would recommend adding 4tbsp of honey as they are very bland tasting but thats probably because I didnt use raisins……I do like them though!
    Love a healthy natural treat and was getting a bit bored of my frozen energy balls!
    I added a teaspoon of Cacao and would grate orange rind and some juice in next time for a little twist!

    • Reply eatwise April 18, 2017 at 13:27

      Oh yes – without raisins, they may not be sweet enough. Let us know how the orange works next time round 🙂

    Leave a Reply