Cherry & coconut flapjacks

Spruce up your flapjacks using cherries and coconut with this easy recipe. A perfect afternoon tea treat that's sure to become a family favourite

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:35 mins
  • Serves 12
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 458
  • fat 23g
  • saturates 13g
  • carbs 57g
  • sugars 33g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 5g
  • salt 0.5g


  • 250g butter
  • 250g soft brown sugar
  • 175g golden syrup
  • 425g oats
  • 200g cherries, pitted and halved
  • 50g coconut flakes


  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and line a 20 x 30cm baking tin with parchment. Melt the butter, sugar and syrup in a large pan over a medium heat. Once melted, stir in the oats, coating them well.

  2. Tip ¾ of the mix into the tin and scatter the cherries over the top. Combine the remaining oat mix with the coconut flakes and tip on top of the cherries, making sure a few poke out. Bake for 30 mins, then remove from the oven and allow to cool before slicing into 12 flapjacks.

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