Date and Walnut Flapjacks

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Appears in
The Vegetarian Kitchen

By Prue Leith and Peta Leith

Published 2019

  • About

I’m keenly aware of the debate raging on amongst flapjack enthusiasts over whether they should be soft or crunchy, so I feel I must tread carefully here! These are soft, but with crispy edges (which would only get crispier with longer cooking), so I’m hoping to please everyone with these.


  • 200 g dates, stoned and chopped
  • 110 g golden syrup
  • 100


  1. Heat the oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/gas mark 4. Line a 20cm (8in) square brownie tin with baking parchment.
  2. Put the dates and 170