These Cherry and Almond Flapjacks are the Perfect Healthy Sweet Treat

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Flapjacks are one of the greatest food inventions out there. They are the perfect balance of tasting amazing while also being a healthy choice. This recipe uses cherries and almonds to flavor the flapjack, resulting in a super sweet treat that tastes very decadent but is packed full of vitamins and nutrients. This recipe provides 10 servings and the flapjacks can be stored in an airtight container for one week after baking.


  • 2 cups of oats
  • 1 cup of flaked almonds
  • 1 cup of fresh cherries, destoned
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup salted butter at room temperature
  • ⅓ cup golden syrup


  1. Preheat the oven to 350.
  2. Add the oats, sugar, and flaked almonds to a large bowl and mix. 
  3. Add the butter to the bowl and beat into the mixture, ensuring it’s well combined throughout.
  4. Pour in the golden syrup and stir through. 
  5. Slice the cherries in half and add them to the bowl. Gently stir to mix them throughout. 
  6. Grease a baking tray with a little butter and transfer the flapjack mixture to the tray, pushing it down into an even layer. 
  7. Pop the flapjack mixture into the oven for 15 minutes, until the top is slightly browned. 
  8. Place onto a cooling rack and leave to cool for 10 minutes before enjoying warm.