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Oat Free Flapjacks (Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Refined Sugar-free, Soya-free, Paleo option)

These oat free flapjacks were created in response to a reader wanting a flapjack she could eat when avoiding oats. With a little tweak they can be made suitable for those on a paleo diet too.
4.60 from 5 votes
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings 8
Author Vicki Montague, the Freefrom Fairy


  • 200 g nuts - of your choice
  • 115 g ripe banana - roughly chopped
  • 55 g coconut oil - melted
  • 1 tbsp cacao powder - or cocoa
  • 1 tbsp honey - or more to taste. You could use maple syrup if you're vegan
  • 50 g buckwheat - the whole groats OR if paleo replace with same quantity of nuts
  • 20 g coconut flakes - or desicated coconut if you don't have the flakes


  • Place the nuts into a food processor or hand held chopper and whizz until coarse...or continue until fine depending on the texture you want to have
  • Add the banana, melted coconut oil, cacao and honey and whizz until combined
  • Transfer the mixture into a clean bowl
  • Finally stir the buckwheat groats and coconut flakes (or desicated coconut) into the mixture
  • Press into a greased or lined tin measuring approx. 25cm x 15cm and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200 degrees (180 degrees fan, gas mark 6) for approx. 20 minutes or until golden


Nutrition data for guidance only

Nutrition (Approx)

Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 253mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.3mg