Melt and Mix Fruit Slice
Makes 18 • Prep 20 mins • Cooking 35 mins
Bake up this Melt & Mix Fruit Slice and have as a mid-morning snack – delicious served with a cup of tea or coffee!
What you’ll need
340g The Healthy Baker Self Raising Flour
120g unsalted butter
250g brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
250g dried apricots and/or dates, chopped
Preheat oven to 160 degrees Celsius, and line a 30 x 20 cm slice/lamington tin.
In a small saucepan add the butter and brown sugar. Heat over low/medium heat and stir until the butter and sugar have melted together.
Tip the butter mixture into a large bowl, and allow to cool down if it’s quite hot. Mix in the eggs, then the flour, then the dried apricots/dates until well combined.
Tip the mixture into the prepared tin and using a spatula evenly spread the mixture out. Bake for 35 minutes or until the slice is a light golden colour.
Allow the slice to cool in it’s tin for a few minutes, then remove from the tin and place on a wire rack to cool completely. Once cooled cut in to about 18 pieces. You can store in an airtight container, will keep for about 5 days!