How to make Spiced Flapjacks -

A sweet baked tray loaded with oats and pistachios and sweetness of golden syrup and brown sugar.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Golden syrup (गोल्डन सिरप ), Oats (ओट्स )

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

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Spiced Flapjacks

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British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Spiced Flapjacks Recipe

  • Golden syrup 100 millilitres

  • Oats 225 grams

  • Green cardamoms 9

  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera) 1 tablespoon

  • brown sugar/jaggery 150 grams

  • Unsalted butter ¾ cup + 1 + for greasing

  • chestnuts roughly chopped 120 grams

  • Pistachios roughly chopped 75 grams

  • Zest of 1½ oranges


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180º C. Grease a 25cm X 30cm baking tin with some butter.

Step 2

Remove the seeds from the cardamoms and place in a mortar along with the caraway seeds and grind with the pestle into a fine powder.

Step 3

Heat together the golden syrup, brown sugar and butter in a non-stick pan. Stir well till the butter melts and the sugar dissolves.

Step 4

Combine the chestnuts, pistachios, orange zest and oats in another bowl and mix. Add the golden syrup mixture and mix till well combined.

Step 5

Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and level it out. Place the tin in the preheated oven and bake for twenty-five to thirty minutes. Remove from oven and cool.

Step 6

Cut into squares and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.