Fairtrade Flapjack


A flapjack recipe provided by an English FAIRTRADE food survival expert.

This recipe contains the following types of ingredient: dairy and honey; plants and fungi.


320 g
200 g
250 g
FAIRTRADE demerara sugar
1 pinch
1 generous handful
FAIRTRADE sultanas or raisins
another generous handful
FAIRTRADE dried fruit
5 ml
FAIRTRADE ground cinnamon
5 ml
FAIRTRADE ground nutmeg


Preheat oven to gas mark 5 (190 °C; 375 °F).

Mix oats, sugar, salt, sultanas, spices and tasty stuff in a big bowl.

Melt butter and pour in, mixing until an even colour.

Line a deep baking tray with foil (or greaseproof paper) and spread the mixture in the bottom.

Place in oven and cook for 35-50 minutes (depending on how hard you like your flapjack).

Remove, leave to cool and serve.

To serve

Serve cool.


Tasty stuff tried so far includes bananas, apples, chocolate and mango, but there are lots of obvious FAIRTRADE ingredients one could try...

The temptation to substitute "good for you" margarine in place of butter may lead to a "soggy" flapjack, so increase the cooking time.