Delish oats is nutritious and super healthy

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.

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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:

Mary Flahavan’sSweetSnacksVegetarian

Mary Flahavan’s Apple & Cranberry Crumble recipe

blackberry crumble
Deep Filled Apple and Cranberry Crumble
Makes 8-10 servings.
Ingredients
Sweet Pastry
160g (6oz) plain flour
55g (2oz) caster sugar
75g (3oz) butter
1 egg
Compote
4 large cooking apples, peeled and sliced
150g (6oz) cranberries (fresh or dried)
100g (4oz) caster sugar
2 tbsp. water
Crumble
75g (3oz) flour
75g (3oz) butter
75g (3oz) brown sugar
75g (3oz) Flahavan’s Progress Oatlets
Method
  1.  Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.
  2. To make pastry, sift the flour, add the caster sugar and rub in the butter with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  3. Add enough beaten egg to bind the pastry. The pastry can also be made using a food processor.
  4. Cut a circle of parchment to fit a large pastry dish, sprinkle with flour, roll out the pastry on the floured parchment and then slide it into the dish and bake blind for about 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile boil the ingredients for compote for 3 – 4 minutes.
  6. When pastry is baked, fill with the apple and cranberry compote.
  7. To make the crumble topping, combine the flour, sugar, butter and oats in a food processor until it resembles coarse breadcrumbs. (Add the oats last if you would like them to stay coarse and be visible in the crumble).
  8. Sprinkle the crumble over the fruit and bake in the oven for about 40 minutes.
  9. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream.

Mary Flahavan’s Banana and Berry Oat Bread

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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 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.