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Cherry and Coconut Flapjack

Flapjacks are a wonderful little indulgence and the addition of glace cherries and dessicated coconut sure do make for a great flavour combination.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Afternoon Tea, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, British
Keyword: baking
Servings: 16 portions
Calories: 247kcal


  • 150 g margarine or butter
  • 150 g soft brown sugar
  • 90 ml golden syrup
  • 300 g porridge oats
  • 200 g glace cherries
  • 40 g desiccated coconut


  • Preheat the oven to 160C/325F/Gas 3 and grease a suitable baking tin.
  • Put the margarine in a saucepan and melt over a low heat. Add the sugar and syrup, stirring until melted together.
  • Add the rolled oats, coconut and cherries and stir until combined.
  • Spread mixture onto the baking tray and bake for 25 minutes until golden brown.
  • Slice whilst still warm and leave to cool in the baking tray.