Strawberry and raspberry oaties

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By MamaG

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Ingredients

  • 225g self-raising flour

  • 175g caster sugar

  • 175g sunflower margarine, plus extra for greasing

  • 300g fresh raspberries and strawberries

  • 175g rolled oats

Method

  1. Grease a swiss roll tin and preheat the oven to 190C/Gas Mark 5.
  2. Mix the flour with a pinch of salt and roughly rub in the margarine.
  3. Stir the oats and sugar into the mixture and use your hands to combine - it will be a thick doughy mixture.
  4. Press half of the oat mixture into the prepared tin. Sprinkle over the raspberries and strawberries, squashing slightly to release the juice. Cover with the remaining oat mixture then press down firmly.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown. Leave to cool for 10 minutes then cut into squares.

Handy Hint

A good way to use up a glut of fresh strawberries

Additional Information

  • Egg Free

  • Nut Free

  • Vegetarian

  • Cake/Dessert

  • Biscuit and sweets

  • Kids can help

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  • MoonFaceMama 20/07/10 21:08

    Gorgeous! Willl make great breakfasts on the go. Will make throughout the winter with frozen berries too. Used butter. Slight crumble but nowt some foil can't solve if out and about. Was very slapdash about measurements and still worked (though took a little longer to bake)

  • AndiMac 12/07/10 15:43

    Very tasty, but I found the mix very crumbly after baking. The squares feel apart easily once they were cut up, so best to eat at home, not really an on the go snack.

  • EmmaBemma 10/07/10 23:06

    bound to work with butter, just like all flapjacks do.

  • catok 10/07/10 16:18

    Been making this recipe for years, with cooked dates as the filling - always a family favourite!

  • Dumbledoresgirl 09/07/10 19:56

    Very nice. Too nice probably given I am trying to lose weight. I used butter - found there is quite a lot of fat to rub in to the flour, but it didn't seem to matter that it didn't all mix in. Also used raspberries on their own as I think they go better with oats than strawbs. Thanks for posting such a lovely recipe.

  • Yorky 09/07/10 13:42

    Must be a fool proof recipe as we managed to make it in the wrong size tin with jam to make up short measure of fruit and still delicious

  • Elpis 09/07/10 09:39

    I guess this will work with butter too? Don't tend to use margarine ...