California Prune and Florida Grapefruit Breakfast Vegan Bar

We’ve teamed up again with fellow U.S commodity Florida Grapefruit , this time to create a delicious breakfast treat – a healthy vegan bar, which is a great way to start your day.

With 8 portions per bake, whether you’re sharing with family or keeping them to yourself for the week – we hope you enjoy the best both coasts of the USA have to offer!

Why not check out the complementary breakfast smoothie here : California Prune and Florida Grapefruit Breakfast Smoothie – California Prunes

Bake Time : 20 minutes      Cooling Time : 20 minutes       Makes : 4-8


  • 250g Vegan/plant-based butter
  • 125g Granulated sugar
  • 125g Brown sugar
  • 6 tbsp Golden syrup
  • 2 Florida Grapefruits
  • 500g Rolled oats
  • 100g Chopped California Prunes
  • 75g Mixed Seeds


1. Place the butter and both sugars into a large pan on a low heat.
2. Once the butter has melted add in the golden syrup, then turn up the heat and
bring to a boil.
3. Add the zest of the Florida Grapefruit and juice.
4. Sprinkle in the oats and chopped California Prunes before stirring together with
the seeds, making sure all the oats are covered.
5. Spoon the oats out onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
6. Using the back of a spoon press the flapjack down so that it is all even.
7. Bake in the oven at 170°C for 20 minutes.
8. Once baked leave the flapjack to cool for 20 minutes before cutting into portions.


Peter Sidwell

Peter Sidwell

California Prune Board Ambassador Peter Sidwell, is a chef, baker, TV presenter, author, and innovator of all things food related. Peter has been a chef all his working life and over the years has developed a simple, fresh and innovative way of cooking which focuses on the importance of fine ingredients and technical know-how to ensure the best results. Peter has travelled the world cooking, talking and demonstrating his approach and explaining how and why it works so well for all manner of food offerings. Peter works both with chefs, consumers, food producers and retailers to innovate, create process or refine procurement. Working from his new innovation centre in England's beautiful Lake District, Peter and his team create exciting, attractive and mouth-watering new recipes with digital content, showcasing the delicious flavour and versatility of California Prunes.