How To Make Energy Bars - GCN's Food For Cycling

Published on August 17th 2013


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. Subscribe to GCN: 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. Next, add: 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. Enjoy! Music:The Sheik Of Araby by TG Collective