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mandarin and pumpkin seed flapjacks

Mandarin And Pumpkin Seed Flapjacks

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 16 bars 1x


  • 220g (8oz) unsalted butter
  • 165g (60oz) demerara sugar
  • 80g (3oz) golden syrup
  • 340g (12oz) jumbo oats
  • 3 mandarins (peeled and segmented)
  • 80g (3oz) pumpkin seeds
  • 60g (2 1/2 oz) dried fruit


  1. Pre-heat your oven to 160c
  2. Roast the pumpkin seed for 5 minutes in a hot oven then crush them up a bit in a mortar and pestle or give them a quick whizz in the food processor.
  3. Next peel and segment the mandarins.
  4. Melt the butter in a saucepan then add in the sugar, golden syrup, and mandarins.
  5. Cook for about 5 minutes till the sugar has dissolved and the mandarins start to break up a little.
  6. Mix together the oats, pumpkin seeds, and dried fruit in a bowl before adding in the butter mix.
  7. Mix everything together and spread on a roasting tray 34cm (13 inch) x 24cm (9 inch)
  8. Bake the flapjacks in a preheated oven 160c for 25 minutes or until golden brown on top
  9. Remove the flapjacks from the oven and while their still warm mark them in to 16 large portions. They will be easier to break apart once their fully cooled down.