Allergy Mums / Support for families with allergies

publication date: Oct 2, 2013

Helen's  Vegan, Gluten Free Flapjacks


I always envied other people's flap jacks, as mine tended to come out as bricks, but after insisting that my friend Helen share her recipe I'm no longer in a bad place with flap jacks! They are the perfect snack for wheat free folk (if gluten is an issue use gluten free oats - Sainsbury's is a good place for these). For those of us who are dairy free, Pure Sunflower or Soya Margarine works a treat. Sometimes I do them plain, sometimes with 1/2 cup of dried fruit such as raisins, cherries, prunes, or I add 1/4 cup coconut if the fancy takes me.  If you're okay with nuts then walnuts or pecans are nice too. If your child is on a restricted diet, then it's nice to have a basic recipe like this that you can add new and different things into, so that your child gets variety. You can even go wild and add in 1/2 cup of Moo Free Chocolate Drops (available at Waitrose).

Grease a loaf or cake tin and pre-heat your oven

12 oz Oats - Gluten Free from Nairn's or Sainsbury's

8 oz Pure sunflower margarine

8 oz Brown sugar

2 tbs Golden syrup

Pinch of salt

Melt the non dairy margarine and sugars in a heavy bottomed pot over a medium heat.

Stir in the oats a cup at a time, and add the salt.

Bake for 15-20 minutes at 160° C.  They will be bubbling when they come out of the oven and look quite soft. DO NOT...I repeat DO NOT leave them in for another 10 minutes because they don't look firm enough. Otherwise you'll find your family digging flap jack bricks out of the tin with a knife (yes...I mean you Christopher White!)




Brought to you by Allergy Mums

Our favourites!

Click to go to the recipe

 

Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Banana Cupcake
Vegan Lemon Curd Cupcakes
Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes
Toffee Cupcakes
 Lime Curd and Coconut Cupcake
 
Search the Site
News

Fancy keeping up with our personal allergy experiences?

Then click direct to our blog section.

 

Allergy UK is a great charity providing information and help for people with allergies.

Their hotline is staffed by wonderful people offering their help free of charge.

Their number is: 01322 619 898

Allergy Blog Awards Finalist

You can listen to us on

Eat Allergy Safe talking about

how to cope with allergies.

Eat Allergy Safe

 

And here we are talking about Eczema - click the pic for

the link!

 

More Great News for us!

 Read all about it