What makes flapjacks so awesome?
The main ingredient for flapjacks is oats, oats and more oats! Oats are awesome for many reasons but here is just a few:
Oats Fill You Up
Oats May Help Reduce Cholesterol
Oats Support Healthy Digestion
In addition to the main oat ingredient, typical ingredients for flapjacks include margarine or butter and a sugar syrup. To make your own healthy flapjacks simply swap the key flapjack ingredients for healtheir alternatives. You can mix most ingredients in to make the flapjack flavour of your choice including dried fruit, nuts, seeds, flavouring, chocolate and much more.
Blackfriars bakes over 20 delicious flapjack flavours, all suitable for vegetarians and 8 delicious vegan flapjacks. Flapjacks can be known to have a generous calorie content, which means they are an excellent meal skipper for people on the go and great for boosting daily energy levels.
How to make the perfect home-made flapjack
Check out the following home-made recipes, advice and tips from our top in-house bakers for how to make flapjacks in your own kitchen in our exclusive 'Recipe Ideas' page.
How to store flapjacks at home
Our Blackfriars flapjacks are all individually wrapped and are stuiable for ambient conditions with a great long life. Once opened, (it is hard to resist not eating the full bar), but if you decide to save it, the flapjack will keep in an air-tight container for 1 - 2 days. You can freeze the flapjacks on purchase if you want to, but if so we would recommend that it is not frozen for more than 12 months, and once thawed consumed within 1 week.