Bakes take II

Mar 25, 2019 | Recipes

Another day, another search for another flapjack recipe.I had kept this one in my pending folder as it sounded different. It included carrots, the title may have been a give away “carrot flapjacks” and anyone who knows me knows I am a sucker for anything remotely connected to carrots. A quick scan of the ingredients and yes I had everything. Oh hang on a sec – no nutmeg. I am sure I could leave that out. Ah walnuts,I have never been very keen on those, except in a carrot cake.Yes I know this is carrot flapjack but  hey I just don’t fancy them . I always find them a little too strong . Now give me pecans or almonds any day and you are talking.

I decided to double the ingredients to bump it a little and everything was going swimmingly. The recipe said they will become firmer and chewier once they had cooled, so now was just a waiting game.

That is where the metaphorsis began. It smelt like flapjack, it looked like flapjack but remember those words “firmer and chewier “. Well, er no, not this flapjack.

I had promised both my husband and son that there would be more flapjack in the tin but it wasn’t to be.

Then a quick rethink . What was in the flapjack? oats, maple syrup, cinnamon, raisins, carrot. These ingredients sounded very familiar. Yes of course this was the beginnings of a granola recipe. I searched out my folder labelled ‘breakfasts’ and lo and behold, with a few adaptations the carrot flapjack take I became granola take II.

And if you would like the original granola recipe you can check out an earlier blog I shared titled Anytime of day granola.

Nicola x

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Posts

Marzipan anyone ?

Marzipan anyone ?

My kitchen ramblings at the moment all seem to have a common thread running through them.....lock down, food, ingredients, not the right...

What ! No bread !

What ! No bread !

Sometimes, just sometimes stuff needs to give way to the curve balls life throws at us . I made myself sit in the garden yesterday afternoon to try...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close