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Aisling Larkin oat flapjacks

These flapjacks are made with the purest and most natural ingredients. They are not sugar-free or anything else like that. They are not meant to be. They are made with local Irish old-fashioned rolled oats, Irish butter from our local grass-fed Irish cows, Irish sugar, Irish sea salt and vanilla ( not Irish but get the very best quality one you can ). They are not processed or ultra processed. They are natural and homemade, buttery, sweet and the most delicious ( kinda wholesome) treat. The fruit and seeds are a lovely extra but I make these plain more often than not. I make this bigger batch, cut them into squares and store them in the freezer. Ideal with a cuppa on a rainy day, perfect for a picnic basket and ideal for when you are desperately searching for that “something else” in the lunchbox. I know your family will love my modern take on an old fashioned classic. 

With fun and deliciousness, 

Aisling Signature
Aisling Larkin oat flapjacks

Oat Flapjacks

Plain and simple these are a lunchbox saviour
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oatie flapjacks
simple baking
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 16



  • 450 g porridge
  • 300 g butter
  • 250 g brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • Optional:50g milled seeds Milled seeds and berry mix ( own brand or Good4U range), or a handful of sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds & 100g dried fruit cranberries or raisins
  • Optional:120g chocolate



  • Preheat the oven to 180℃. Line the tin with parchment paper.
  • Melt the butter and sugar in a saucepan. Pour in the vanilla and sprinkle in the sea salt.
  • When the butter and sugar are melted stir in the oats. Combine well.
  • Pour into the lined tin and press down well. Really well.
  • Bake for 25 minutes. Cool in the tin for at least another 30 minutes to an hour, then remove to a wire tray. Peel off the parchment paper.
  • Melt the chocolate and drizzle over the top.
  • Cut into crunchy squares. Freeze or store in an airtight container.


The fruit and seeds are totally optional. Most times I make them plain and that's just how they like them !