This recipe is dedicated to the Year 1 students at Lotus, a reward for being enthusiastic & remembering such terms as stratify & flocculate!!

This is a double version, & only keeps well if you hide it.

Preheat oven to 180C  You’ll need a dish about 25 x30cm

1) In a saucepan melt:

300gm butter

4 tblsp golden syrup

1 1/2 cups brown sugar

2) In a large bowl mix together:

1 1/2 cups coconut shreds

3 cups rolled oats

1 1/2 cups wholemeal flour

3 tsp baking powder

4 tsp ground ginger

3)Pour the melted mix into the dry ingredients, press into large dish.

4) Bake until golden, it will be a little soft until it cools.

5) Icing, when slice has cooled: in the same saucepan you used before, melt:

60gm butter

4 tsp golden syrup

100gm icing sugar

4 tsp ground ginger

Spread over, cut into pieces, leave to get quite cold before taking out of dish. Great with a steaming mug of tea.

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