Oat and Seed Lunchbox Slice
Recipe type: lunch box
  • 1¾ cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups desiccated coconut
  • ½ cups chia seeds
  • ½ cup pepitas
  • 1¾ cups self raising wholemeal flour
  • 1⅓ cup brown sugar lightly packed
  • 250 grams butter
  • 4 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 2 tablespoon boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  1. Preheat oven to a low-med temperature (approx 160).
  2. In a large bowl mix together all the dry ingredients - rolled oats, coconut, chia seeds, pepitas, flour and sugar.
  3. Chop butter and melt butter with golden syrup in a small saucepan on a low heat.
  4. Remove from heat and add bicarbonate of soda to boiling water and stir.
  5. Add this liquid to the melted butter and mix.
  6. Pour butter mixture into the dry ingredients and combine well.
  7. Press firmly into a lined baking tray.
  8. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes, until golden on top.
  9. Allow slice to sit for 30 minutes before removing from tray and placing on cooling rack.
  10. Allow the slice to cool for at least another 15 minutes before cutting up into fingers. (If you find the slice is crumbling a bit, just wait longer before cutting it.)
Recipe by Planning With Kids at https://planningwithkids.com/2012/07/29/oat-slice/