Fruit ‘n’ Nut Bar

Makes 12 bars (1 bar per serving plus 1 small piece of fruit contains approx 200 kcal)
Only have one bar or mixed berry square or oaty banana bread bun with a piece of fruit a day
The Ingredients

235g porridge oats
1 egg
130g apple compote (shop-bought or see recipe, link here Apple Compote)
250ml low fat milk (1.5% fat)
1 ½ tsp baking powder (7.5g)
1 tbsp honey (15g)
1 tsp vanilla extract (5g)
60g raisins
30g chopped nuts

The Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 170C / 325F / gas mark 3. Line a 17.5cm square baking tin with parchment paper.

  2. Place the oats in a large bowl with the egg, apple compote, milk, baking powder, honey, vanilla extract, raisins and nuts. Using a wooden spoon, stir until evenly mixed.

  3. Place in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes until golden brown. To test, insert a skewer or toothpick into the centre of a square and it should come out clean. The square will also smell cooked and be springy to the touch. Leave to cool completely in the tin and then cut into 12 even-sized bars.

  4. Arrange a fruit ‘n’ nut bar on a plate with a piece of fruit to serve.


 Suitable for vegetarians

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