Almond & Oat Breakfast Bars


  • 25g maple syrup
  • 25g soft brown sugar
  • 30g salted butter
  • 30g sultanas
  • 30g dried apricots, chopped
  • 40g flaked almonds
  • 110g oats
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 sweet eating apple, such as Pink Lady, grated
  • 1 tbsp wholemeal flour
  • 60ml skimmed milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, 180°C Fan, Gas Mark 6.

  2. Line a small baking tray (about 18cm square) with baking paper.

  3. Measure into a small pan the butter, sugar and syrup. Stir over a low heat until smoothly melted together.

  4. Add all the remaining ingredients into a large bowl and stir in the sugar mixture.

  5. Scoop the mixture onto the prepared baking tray and smooth down with the back of a spoon.

  6. Place in the middle of the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes until the top is golden all over.

  7. Remove from the oven, and using the baking paper, carefully lift off the tray. Slice into 12 bars while still warm.