Oat, Cranberry and Fruit Slice

This delicious and easy to make slice brings together the flavours of cranberry and sultana with oats and coconut. The slice is moist and morish and a perfect accompaniment for your afternoon tea or coffee.

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Oat, Cranberry and Fruit Slice

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of oats
  • 1/4 cup coconut
  • 100g self raising flour
  • 50 g dried cranberries
  • 50 g sultanas
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 90g butter, melted
  • 1Tblsp golden syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp orange zest

Method:

  1. Pre heat oven to 170 ºC F
  2. Line a 30 x 20 cm slice tray with baking paper
  3. In a large bowl, place oats, SR flour, brown sugar, coconut, cranberries, sultanas and mix throughly
  4. Melt butter in a small saucepan over a low heat
  5. When butter is melted stir in golden syrup, vanilla and orange zest and allow to cool a little
  6. Make a well in the centre of the dry mixture
  7. Add the butter mixture and lightly beaten egg and mix through so that everything is thoroughly combined
  8. Spread the mixture over the lined tray and smooth down
  9. Bake for 20 -25 minutes until golden brown
  10. Remove from the oven and allow to rest in the tray for 5 minutes before removing the slice to a cooling rack
  11. When fully cooled, cut into slices and dust with icing sugar
  12. Serve with your favourite tea or coffee or just a snack for work

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