Makes approximately 12

  • 100g (4oz) set honey 
  • 30ml (2tbsp) golden syrup 
  • 100g (4oz) butter or margarine, softened 
  • 50g (2oz) raisins 
  • 25g (1oz) glacé cherries, chopped 
  • 150g (6oz) rolled oats


Pre-heat oven to 180°C, 350°F, Gas Mark 4

Melt the honey and syrup with the butter or margarine. Stir in the raisins, cherries and then add the oats. Mix thoroughly to combine all the ingredients. 

Grease a tin measuring about 18cm (7") square and press the mixture into it. Bake for 30 minutes. Cool slightly, then cut it into fingers or squares. Remove from tin when completely cool.