Ready made energy bars are perfect fuel for cycling, but if you want to make your own, here is the secret GCN recipe for Uber Bars! Click "Show more" for the full ingredients list.
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Sunflower Oil - 120ml/3/4 cup
Soft Dark Brown Sugar - 200g/1 cup
Golden Syrup - 2 tbsp
Peanut Butter - 1 tbsp
Vanilla Extract - 1/2 tsp
Melt these ingredients in a pan over a low heat until melted and mixed together.
Sesame Seeds - 25g / 2 tbsp
Sunflower Seeds - 25g / 2 tbsp
Flaked Almonds - 50g / 1/2 cup
Sultanas - 50g / 1/2 cup
Chopped Dates - 50g / 1/2 cup
Gradually stir in thick cut porridge oats/oatmeal - 225g / 8 oz
Transfer mixture to a baking tin lined with parchment. Roughly 25 x 15cm or 10 x 6 inches.
Press down firmly with a metal fork.
Place in an oven at 180degrees c, 350 degrees f or gas mark 4 for 10 - 15 minutes, keeping an eye on them so they don't get over done.
Finally, leave to cool in the tin before you take them out and cut them.
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