Fruit and Oat Slices

Fruit and Oat Slices


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Add whatever fruit you like to this base recipe. Try chopped dried apricots, prunes, figs, sultanas, coconut, nuts or even chopped lemon and orange peel.

Olivia Burtenshaw

Serves: 6 

  • 150g butter
  • 1/2 cup (75g) dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup (75g) golden syrup or black treacle
  • 75g dried fruit of choice
  • 1 1/2 cups (225g) porridge oats
  • pinch salt

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Melt the butter, sugar and syrup or treacle in a saucepan, but be careful not to let it boil. Stir in the dried fruit, oats and salt and mix thoroughly.
  3. Press the mixture into a 20cm round baking tin and bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Remove from the oven and mark into slices. Lift from the tin and leave to cool before cutting. Store in an airtight container.

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I made this slice, following the recipe, and it turned out to be an extraordinarily sweet, sticky, oily mess. Perhaps there's an ingredient missing? - 04 Aug 2016

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