Wholesome Oat Flapjacks


Elevate your snack time with our Wholesome Oat Flapjacks, a nutritious and delicious twist on a classic treat. These flapjacks are packed with the goodness of oats, nuts, and seeds, and sweetened naturally with honey and ripe bananas. Perfect for a quick breakfast, a satisfying snack, or a healthy energy boost, these flapjacks offer a guilt-free way to indulge in something sweet and hearty.

Wholesome Oat Flapjacks

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Yields: 12 flapjacks
  • Serving Size: 1 flapjack

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 150 kcal
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 18 g
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 8 g


  • Rolled Oats: 250 g (8.8 oz)
  • Ripe Bananas, mashed: 2 medium-sized (about 200 g / 7 oz)
  • Honey: 60 ml (2 oz)
  • Unsweetened Applesauce: 60 ml (2 oz)
  • Chopped Nuts (e.g., almonds, walnuts): 50 g (1.8 oz)
  • Mixed Seeds (e.g., sunflower, pumpkin): 30 g (1 oz)
  • Ground Cinnamon: 5 g (0.2 oz)
  • Vanilla Extract: 5 ml (0.2 oz)
  • Pinch of Salt

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. In a large bowl, combine rolled oats, mashed bananas, honey, applesauce, nuts, seeds, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt.
  3. Mix until all ingredients are well incorporated.
  4. Spread the mixture evenly in a lined baking tray.
  5. Press down firmly to ensure the mixture is compact.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Cool in the tray, then cut into squares or bars.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Press the mixture firmly into the tray to prevent the flapjacks from falling apart.
  • For added sweetness, drizzle a little extra honey on top before baking.
  • Experiment with different nuts and seeds to find your favorite combination.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make these flapjacks vegan?

Yes, substitute honey with maple syrup or agave nectar.

How long do these flapjacks last?

Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.

Can I add dried fruit?

Absolutely, dried fruits like raisins or cranberries make great additions.