Breakfast-on-the-go bars

By Drum Digital
26 August 2015

A fast breakfast that’s healthy and great tasting.

Preparation: 10 min

Cooking: 40 min

Makes: 16 - 20

310 ml (1¼ c) flour

5 ml (1 t) cinnamon

5 ml (1 t) baking powder

500 ml (2 c) rolled oats

125 ml (½ c) mixed nuts, chopped

60 ml (¼ c) desiccated coconut

45 ml (3 T) pumpkin seeds

180 ml (¾ c) maple syrup

125 g butter

2,5 ml (½ t) bicarbonate of soda

Filling

60 ml (¼ c) maple syrup

40 g butter

1 lemon, zest and juice

30 ml (2 T) flour

300 g fresh strawberries, finely chopped

Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Line a baking sheet with baking paper

1. Sift flour, cinnamon and baking powder in a large bowl. Add the oats, nuts, coconut and pumpkin seeds.

2. Melt the syrup and butter in a pot and stir in bicarbonate of soda. Pour in the dry ingredients and stir to combine.

3. With wet hands press half the oat mixture into the base of the pan. Bake for 10 minutes and set aside.

4. Filling: combine the syrup, butter, lemon and flour in a medium bowl until smooth. Add the strawberries and stir to combine.

5. Spread the filling over the cooled base to completely cover. Press down the remaining oats mixture over the top. Bake for a further 30 minutes or until golden. Cool completely and slice into bars.

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