Veggie flapjacks

May 20, 2020

This recipe makes around 12 medium-size flapjacks


  • 1 carrot - grated
  • 1 potato - grated
  • 1 sweet potato - grated
  • ½ butternut - grated
  • 2 baby marrows - grated
  • ½ cup cooked corn
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2ml nutmeg
  • 2ml ginger
  • 45ml cake flour
  • 5ml baking powder
  • 5ml lemon juice
  • 1 egg - beaten
  • Crisp fried bacon pieces (optional)
  • Cooking oil



  • Pre-heat oven to 180°C
  • Mix all the veggies together.
  • Press the fluid out to get the mixture as dry as possible.
  • Flavour with salt and pepper and the spices.Add the cake flour, baking powder, lemon juice and beaten egg to the mixture.
  • Mix well.
  • Add the optional crispy bacon.
  • If the mixture is too sloppy, add a bit more flour.
  • Make flat cakes the size of a hamburger patty.Brown the flapjacks in a little oil.Place it on a baking tray and bake for around 12 minutes in the pre-heated oven.


This could be served as a light meal with a cheese or mushroom sauce and a green salad. 

You can also make the flapjacks smaller and have it as a snack. ( If it is smaller you only need to bake it for 4-6 minutes.) 

If you have some discretionary calorie in your budget, serve the veggie flapjack as a snack with the following dip:


  • 150 ml Nestlé dessert cream (small tin)
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup chutney


Mix all the ingredients together and chill for at least 30 minutes.  Serve with veggie flapjacks, veggie sticks or even baked chicken or battered fish.

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