225g/8oz Odlums Porridge Oats

225g/8oz Odlums Self Raising Flour

225g/8oz Butter

225g/8oz Sugar

2 Tablespoons Golden Syrup

50g/2oz Shamrock Desiccated Coconut (optional)

1 Tablespoon Orange Juice


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/ Gas 4. Lightly grease about 2 flat baking trays.
  2. Put the butter, sugar and golden syrup into a saucepan over a medium heat and allow to melt, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat and add the oats, flour, orange juice and coconut if used.
  4. Mix well together. Drop dessertspoons of mixture onto prepared tin, keeping them about 2” apart (to allow for spreading).
  5. Put trays into oven for about 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven, cool in tin for a few minutes, then transfer to wire tray to cool completely.