Mary Flahavan’s Oats, Almond and Apple Traybake

Recipe Inspiration
A classic Mary Flahavan recipe and a total crowd-pleaser, this Oats, Almond and Apple traybake works at any time of the year and is ideal to bring along for picnics in the park or those beach-side brunches!

Moreish and satisfying, this traybake is worthy of any Kitchen King or Domestic Goddess!

Serves Approx. 12 squares|Takes 1 hour

INGREDIENTS:

For the Crumble:

  • 200g (8oz) Flahavan’s Progress Oatlets
  • 175g (7oz) ground almonds
  • 75g (3oz) brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 75g (3oz) melted butter
  • 75g (3oz) golden syrup

For the Filling:

  • 5 apples
  • 1 tsp cinnamon (optional)

METHOD:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/ Gas mark 4).
  2. In a large bowl combine the oats, almonds, sugar and baking powder.
  3. Pour in the melted butter and golden syrup and mix well.
  4. Peel and grate the apples and sprinkle with cinnamon.
  5. Line a 9” (24cm) square baking tin with parchment paper and firmly press out approx. 2/3 of the crumble mixture into the tin.
  6. Spread the apple mixture over the crumble base and sprinkle the remaining crumble over the apple and press lightly.
  7. Bake for approximately 30-40 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool and cut into slices.

Recipe Categories:

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Mary Flahavan’s Banana and Berry Oat Bread

fla banana bread

Banana and Berry Oat Bread… What weekends are made for!

Recipe
Makes 12 slices
Preparation 10 mins cooking time 45 mins

Ingredients

125g Greek yogurt
2 bananas mashed – ripe work better
100g Keelings berries (strawberries, raspberries and blueberries would all work with this bread)
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
100g brown sugar
200g self raising flour
100g Flahavan’s Progress Oats
75g Flahavan’s Oat Bran

Method
Preheat the oven to 180”C.
Combine the yogurt, bananas, berries and eggs together and mixed well.
Stir in the vanilla and brown sugar until combined.
Fold in the flour and Oat Bran then follow with the oats.
Transfer the mixture to a bread pan and then bake for 40-45 minutes or until cooked through.
Remove and allow to cool for about 10 minutes before removing from the pan and transferring to a cooling rack.

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Mary Flahavan’s Banana and Berry Oat Bread

fla banana bread

Banana and Berry Oat Bread… What weekends are made for!

Recipe
Makes 12 slices
Preparation 10 mins cooking time 45 mins

Ingredients

125g Greek yogurt
2 bananas mashed – ripe work better
100g Keelings berries (strawberries, raspberries and blueberries would all work with this bread)
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
100g brown sugar
200g self raising flour
100g Flahavan’s Progress Oats
75g Flahavan’s Oat Bran

Method
Preheat the oven to 180”C.
Combine the yogurt, bananas, berries and eggs together and mixed well.
Stir in the vanilla and brown sugar until combined.
Fold in the flour and Oat Bran then follow with the oats.
Transfer the mixture to a bread pan and then bake for 40-45 minutes or until cooked through.
Remove and allow to cool for about 10 minutes before removing from the pan and transferring to a cooling rack.

 www.flahavans.ie

Mary Flahavan- how to make the perfect bowl of porridge…

· 2 hrs

 

 

We are sharing Mary Flahavan’s definitive guide to making the perfect bowl of porridge, as it’s been handed down through the Flahavan’s family for seven generations.#PerfectPorridge #FlahavansPorridge #NationalPorridgeWeek

The Perfect Porridge Recipe…

(Porridge on the hob with 3 topping variations)

Preparation time: 2 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Serves: 3

Ingredients:
120g Flahavan’s Oats
875mls of whole milk

Method:
Makes 3 x 40g servings on the hob.
Stir oats into milk.
Bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes stirring continuously.
Pour porridge into serving dish.

Serving suggestion 1
Top with greek yoghurt, mixed berries, coconut flakes, chia seeds
Serving suggestion 2
Top with peanut butter, grated dark chocolate and a chopped banana
Serving suggestion 3
Top diced apple, dried cranberries, honey and cinnamon

Mary Flahavan’s delicious Carrot and Oatmeal cake

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  • Carrot Cake

    Another Mary Flahavan signature recipe – carrot cake with a healthy twist!

    Serves 16|Takes 30

    INGREDIENTS:

    Cake
    100g Flahavan’s Oat Bran or Flahavan’s Progress Oatlets
    125g vegetable oil
    125g flour
    200g sugar
    1 tsp baking powder
    2 eggs
    200g grated carrot
    50g chopped walnuts
    1/2 tsp cinnamon
    Icing
    50g butter
    125g icing sugar
    50g cream cheese
    Topping
    100g Flahavan’s Jumbo Oats
    2 tbsp. sunflower oil
    50g honey
    Orange rind to decorate

    METHOD:

    Preheat the oven to 180°C
    If using porridge oats instead of oat bran blitz in a food processor for approx. 1 minute until they are a finer texture.
    Add all the cake ingredients to the food processor and blend well.
    Pour the mixture into a 2lb loaf tin lined with parchment paper.
    Bake in the oven for 1-11/4 hours. Allow to cool on wire rack.

    For the Jumbo oats topping:
    Heat the oil and honey in a small saucepan, add the jumbo oats and mix well.
    Spread on to a baking tray, lined with parchment and bake at 150°C for approx. 15 minutes until golden brown.

    For the icing:
    Blend the butter, icing sugar and cream cheese in a food processor or mixer until smooth.
    Spread the icing over the cooled cake, sprinkle with some of the toasted jumbo oats and decorate with orange rind as desired.

Mary Flahavan- how to make the perfect bowl of porridge…

· 2 hrs

 

 

We are sharing Mary Flahavan’s definitive guide to making the perfect bowl of porridge, as it’s been handed down through the Flahavan’s family for seven generations.#PerfectPorridge #FlahavansPorridge #NationalPorridgeWeek

The Perfect Porridge Recipe…

(Porridge on the hob with 3 topping variations)

Preparation time: 2 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Serves: 3

Ingredients:
120g Flahavan’s Oats
875mls of whole milk

Method:
Makes 3 x 40g servings on the hob.
Stir oats into milk.
Bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes stirring continuously.
Pour porridge into serving dish.

Serving suggestion 1
Top with greek yoghurt, mixed berries, coconut flakes, chia seeds
Serving suggestion 2
Top with peanut butter, grated dark chocolate and a chopped banana
Serving suggestion 3
Top diced apple, dried cranberries, honey and cinnamon

Mary Flahavan’s Baked Organic Salmon with honey

Serves 4
Ingredients:
  • 640g Organic Fillet of Salmon
  • 100g Flahavan’s Organic Porridge Oats
  • 100g Organic Bread Crumbs
  • 100g Leeks
  • 50g Organic Herbs
  • 50g Organic Honey
  • 100ml Fish Stock
  • 100ml Creme Fraiche
  • 50g Cabbage
  • 2 Shallots
  • 1 Lemon
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
Method:
  1. Place organic salmon on a chopping board, cut a slit down the centre.
  2. Toast the Flahavan’s Organic Porridge Oats in a pan, add breadcrumbs, chop shallots and sweat off in a small amount of butter.
  3. Place fresh herbs, Flahavan’s Organic Porridge Oats, breadcrumbs and shallots in a blender and blend to result in a green rustic oat crumb mixture.
  4. Brush the salmon with honey and top with the organic oat crumb mixture.
  5. Place the organic salmon on a baking tray, bake in oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 20 minutes.
  6. Prepare the cabbage and leeks, blanch off in boiling water and refresh.
  7. To prepare the sauce, place the fish stock in a saucepan and reduce by half.
  8. Add honey, lemon juice and chopped herbs.
  9. To serve, place organic salmon on top of the cabbage and leeks, dress salmon with sauce and garnish.