Peanut butter and banana flapjacks
50g vegan butter, plus a little extra for greasing
2 tbsp smooth peanut butter
3 tbsp maple syrup (or agave syrup )
2 ripe bananas, mashed 1 apple, peeled and grated
250g rolled oats 100g raisins 85g mixed seeds (i.e. pumpkin and sunflower)
50g brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1- preheat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3.
2- Grease and line a 20cm square tin with baking parchment.
3- Heat the butter, peanut butter and maple syrup in a small pan until melted.
4- Add the mashed banana, apple and 100ml hot water, and mix to combine.
5- Tip the oats, the raisins and the seeds into a large bowl.
6- Pour in the combined banana and apple and stir until everything is coated by the wet mixture.
7- Tip into the cake tin and level the surface.
8- combine topping ingredients together in a blender and sprinkle evenly on top
9- Bake for 55 mins until golden.
10- Leave to cool in the tin. 11- Cut into 12 pieces to serve (or store in an airtight container in the fridge. )
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