Apricot Slice

Apricot Slice


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This simple slice consists of a plain vanilla base with an apricot and hazelnut topping. When cooked cut into triangles and dip in chocolate.


Serves: 16 

  • Base
  • 300g plain flour
  • 1 level teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup (125g) caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs
  • 130g butter
  • Topping
  • 300g apricot jam
  • 200g butter
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 400g hazelnuts, ground
  • To Decorate
  • dark chocolate, melted

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:30min chilling  ›  Ready in:1hour10min 

  1. Work flour, baking powder, sugar, vanilla, eggs and butter into a smooth dough. Wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
  2. Roll dough out on a lightly floured surface and place on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  3. Topping: Brush with apricot jam.
  4. Slowly heat butter, water, sugar and vanilla in a saucepan then stir in the ground hazelnuts.
  5. Allow the mixture to cool slightly then spread on the apricot jam.
  6. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C and bake for about 20-30 minutes.
  7. To Serve: Cut the slice into small squares and then cut them again diagonally.
  8. Dip the triangles into the melted chocolate.

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