Monday, 31 January 2011

Flapjacks and dresses...

I hope everyone had a lovely weekend, it's a shame Monday always comes round so quick.  I spent most of the weekend baking so had a great one!  Yesterday my boyfriend asked me to make him some flapjacks and as he did the washing up I couldn't say no!  Flapjacks are really easy to make but so yummy.  I wanted nice thick flapjacks and as the boyf is going to take them into work I needed to make a decent number so I doubled the below recipe...

Ingredients
175g butter
175g golden syrup
175g dark brown soft sugar
350g oats


Dissolve the butter, sugar and golden syrup in a pan

Take off the heat and stir in the oats

push into a parchment lined tray and bake for 40 minutes at 150°C

I decided that I wanted to cover them in chocolate so when fully cooled I cut them up and spread melted milk chocolate over the top, yummy! 


 Who wants to put the kettle on?

I spied this little beauty on the topshop earlier, isn't it just darling!  


It's that gorgeous that I popped over to Rare's website to see what else they have to offer and I wasn't disappointed...


I made another trip to Primark yesterday in search of this dress:


I have seen them on eBay for £37! Who would pay that?!  It turns out it's only going to be available in larger Primarks but having seen the skirt version I have decided that I don't want it anymore anyway!  The print isn't as nice in real life and I think I have spoiled it by getting this gorgeous New Look dress first.  What are you lusting after right now?

11 comments:

  1. those flapjacks look delicious! will you post me one please?

    i've also been scouring primark frantically for a couple of things i've seen in magazines/blogs, including that print dress, but no luck. i would have thought my local primark in oxford would get all the designs but thats definitely not been the case...

    jess xx

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  2. Oh my god those flapjacks looked amazing then you put chocolate on top, extra amazing! mmmm.

    I tried loads of things on in Primark yesterday now that they go up to a size 20 and everything was too small or too short or wouldn't go over my bust. So irritating!
    They did have some great hair bands, hair clips and brooches though.
    I managed to get a lovely cardi with ruffles on the shoulder and a floral dress with gold buttons.

    I love that pale blue topshop dress, it would look cute with little socks and your primark brogues
    xx

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  3. I've seen that Primark dress in real life and it's really not that fantastic!
    Can I come round for a cuppa and some flapjack lol? :p xx

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  4. Oh yummmmy, chocolate covered flapjacks are the best, send me a box of yummy treats ha? That Topshop dress is also very lovely and that Primark dress was the one I was spying on too, but everyone is after it so it wouldn't be very unique as It first looked x

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  5. Those flap jacks look yummy!! Love the dresses.

    Sadie x

    http://brandnewbutterflywings.blogspot.com/

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  6. Those flapjacks look lovely! I went through a phase of making them all the time since they're so easy.

    Also really liking the rare dress. The colour, pleats and peter pan colour are just so nice! I saw the Primark dress and skirt today and the print isn't as nice in real life, but I do really like the skirt. Was tempted to buy a few to sell on eBay but that's quite cheeky. ;)

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  7. Yum they look amazing! Also I agree that dress from topshop is lovely x

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  8. Love the dresses as much as I'd love a flapjack! Great blogging

    http://lottybetty.blogspot.com/

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  9. hmm I could just eat a flapjack right now! yum. I hate how dresses from primark go for ridiculous prices on ebay.

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  10. hey love, i have that primark beach print dress - it is lovely but it has an odd bit on the bust part that sticks out! if you want one, i can pick you one up!

    love the rare dresses. also you have made me crave flapjacks now!

    www.anygirlfriday.com

    xxxx

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  11. Youre all welcome to come for a cup of tea and cake of your choice! hehe. I love baking for people who love cake :)

    @Jess you would have thought that Primark would just put their lookbook collection in all stores wouldnt you. My local store (Coventry) is huge but is not considered a big store

    @Gem breasts are so over-rated arent they! I would love to be able to wear the topshop dress with little socks and brogues but I think the 100000 denier tights I cant be parted with would somewhat spoil the look! Oh to be in my 20s again and have legs I want to bare...

    @Meg the kettle is on love

    @Sadie @Stefany @Charlie hello lovelies, I dont think weve met before :) cup of tea and a flapjack?

    @Charlene so easy but taste so good. Im thinking I am going to have to get the Rare dress, its really nice. I wasnt impressed by the colours in the print tbh

    @Helen I just cant believe anyone would pay that much for it! Seriously its Primark and not worth £37!!

    @anygirlfriday Thanks for the offer Em but I dont want it now Ive seen the fabric. I havent yet seen anyone blog about it but then I havent really read any blogs in the last couple of days :(

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