Recipe of the Month

Let's get the sun out... with tasty Fruit Bars
What you need ….
12 oz/350g oats
6 oz/175g raisins or any dried fruit/seeds
4 oz/110g chopped nuts
5 oz/150g butter
(2 oz/50g demerara sugar - optional)
4 oz/110g honey or golden syrup
2 tsps lemon juice
½ tsp vanilla extract
How to bake ….
Toast the oats for about 5 minutes in a baking tin 180C (160C Fan), Mark 4, 350F stirring occasionally until starting to brown. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Mix all the other ingredients with the butter. Line a baking tin 10 x12 inches/ 25 x 30 cms with baking paper. Spread the mixture on top and smooth the surface with a spatula or palette knife. Bake for about 20 minutes. Cool and cut into bars.
Meryl says : 
Here’s a quick and healthy alternative to packaged bars, packed full of dried fruits and nuts with raisins, sultanas, apricots, cherries, cranberries, dates, almonds, pistachios, walnuts, flaked coconut or seeds as you prefer. I like the tangy taste from the lemon juice and I don’t add the sugar. They’re perfect for a picnic or an ‘on the go’ option.

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