Chocolate Caramel Flapjacks

Chocolate Caramel Flapjacks

At every market I visited in Brittany there was always a stall selling the Breton speciality caramel au beurre salé, a deliciously gooey buttery caramel. I ended up buying 5 large tubs of the stuff to take home with me, but I really wish now that I'd bought more - it's so good, especially on ice cream.

This recipe is an adaption of a millionaires shortbread, but uses a flapjack base rather than shorbread - and I actually prefer it. These bars are best kept in the fridge to keep the caramel firm. Enjoy.

CHOCOLATE CARAMEL FLAPJACKS

| Serves: makes 16 squares  | Prep Time: 10 Minutes plus overnight chilling | Cook Time: 45 Minutes | Total Time: 55 Minutes plus chilling |


Ingredients:

  • 200g Butter
  • 140g Light Brown Sugar
  • 60g Golden Granulated Sugar
  • 2 TBSP Syrup
  • 350g Oats
  • 250g Caramel - or just use a 397g tin of Carnation Caramel (you will just end up with a thicker layer of caramel)
  • 100g Dark Chocolate
  • 100g Milk Chocolate

Instructions:

  • Step 1: Preheat oven to 150c and line a 20cm square cake in with baking paper.
  • Step 2: Melt the butter, sugar and syrup in a pan, stirring occasionally. Take off the heat and add in the oats.
  • Step 3: Pour the flapjack mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 45 minutes. Let the flapjack cool.
  • Step 4: Spread the caramel onto the now cooled flapjack and put in the fridge to set (overnight).
  • Step 5: Melt the chocolate in the microwave and then spread on top of the caramel
  • Step 6: Place the tin back in the fridge until chocolate has set.
  • Step 7: Cut into 16 squares and keep in the fridge.

| Author: Beth Sachs | Date: 6th October 2010 |


14 comments:

  1. Yum these look delicious. The dar chocolate would go so well with the chewy caramel oats

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  2. Oh jings that looks good! You are torturing me here. Oh how I want a slice :)

    The blog is looking fab Beth.

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  3. Oh my goodness. I need one of those. Now. (Please?!)

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  4. Wow, those look fab. I love Millionaires Shortbread - using a flapjack base is a great idea.

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  5. These look fantastic, I could eat the lot! Wonderful recipe!

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  6. They do look good - Paul would eat the whole lot of these!

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  7. As you probably alreadk know a flapjack here in Canada would be a pancake, but I am sure these are delicious no matter we want to call them.

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  8. wow that looks good. funny with your title I was expecting a pancake of some sort

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  9. What a combo - defo a must try for the weekend baking list!

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  10. one of the combo that is breeding in brain for a long time, can't wait to try...yum!

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  11. You can't go far wrong with chocolate and caramel, these look absolutely amazing.

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  12. I love your recipes, the fruity/chocolate things went down a treat but these are truly gorgeous. I am going to go out to the gym to try and work off some of my naughtness in eating 2 before everyone else saw them, I was thinking of their weight.

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  13. All my favourite things in one bar, how wonderful!

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  14. I made something very similar a few months back. These look so damn good, no wonder you haven't been able to stop eating them ;o)

    Maria
    x

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