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Pregnancy Flapjacks

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Introduction

I made this up yesterday and I'm posting it for anyone who needs to up their fibre intake due to stomach trouble or, like me, pregnancy. It is adapted from CAL's Oat so Simple cookies with added extras!

I made this up yesterday and I'm posting it for anyone who needs to up their fibre intake due to stomach trouble or, like me, pregnancy. It is adapted from CAL's Oat so Simple cookies with added extras!

Ingredients

Serves: 6-8

Metric Cups
  • 200 grams oats
  • 200 grams sugar
  • 200 grams butter
  • 200 grams flour
  • 2 grams golden syrup
  • 1 handful dried prunes (chopped)
  • 1 handful dried apricots (chopped)
  • 1 handful flaked almonds
  • 1 handful bran flakes (crushed)
  • 1 gram special k cereal (just because I like the taste, you could omit this or add a different cereal)
  • raisins
  • cranberries (optional)
  • dates (optional)
  • 7 ounces oats
  • 7 ounces sugar
  • 7 ounces butter
  • 7 ounces flour
  • ounce golden syrup or light corn syrup
  • 1 handful dried prunes (chopped)
  • 1 handful dried apricots (chopped)
  • 1 handful slivered almonds
  • 1 handful bran flakes (crushed)
  • ounce special k cereal (just because I like the taste, you could omit this or add a different cereal)
  • raisins
  • cranberries (optional)
  • dates (optional)

Method

Pregnancy Flapjacks is a community recipe submitted by dextersmummy and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Mix together all the dry ingredients and fruits.
  • Melt the butter, sugar and syrup in a pan over a gentle heat.
  • When melted add to the other ingredients and mix thoroughly until well combined.
  • Squish the mixture into a lined shallow baking tin and bake at 180c for about 25-30 minutes.
  • Mix together all the dry ingredients and fruits.
  • Melt the butter, sugar and syrup in a pan over a gentle heat.
  • When melted add to the other ingredients and mix thoroughly until well combined.
  • Squish the mixture into a lined shallow baking tin and bake at 180c for about 25-30 minutes.
  • Additional Information

    These are very high in fibre so don't eat too many at once! Good to fill you up and to help prevent constipation, piles etc, that's why they're good in pregnancy!

    These are very high in fibre so don't eat too many at once! Good to fill you up and to help prevent constipation, piles etc, that's why they're good in pregnancy!

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