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Why did my flapjack go wrong?

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DullUserName Fri 30-Sep-16 11:39:46

My contribution to weekly office cakes was a disaster! I tried to vary a flapjack recipe on a friend's advice. Using muesli instead of just oats. Lots of fruit.
Soft, crumbly disaster. Tastes great but it's a pile of bits with a layer of butter at the bottom.
Any advice please? Thanks

DiscoMike Fri 30-Sep-16 12:36:13

You didn't use this recipe:

There is no alternative.

Also, in your case not using oats. Museli won't bind in the same way.

DullUserName Fri 30-Sep-16 23:38:49

Thanks :-D

Will try that one next time.

stirling Thu 22-Dec-16 09:45:51

It sounds like you were trying to take on board your friends advice in order to make a healthier flapjack
If that's the case, use Annabel Karmels recipe - she uses a lot of fruit and seeds, but it adheres and is v v tasty.

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