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Raspberry Coconut Slice Recipe

This Raspberry Coconut Slice Recipe is perfect for a quick and easy snack. The coconut slice taste excellent and can be made with any jam flavour...

I gave this coconut slice recipe a go as I was in the mood to make more snack type of foods. I love the taste of coconut and found some desiccated coconut in my cupboard.

The recipe for these coconut slices requires jam. It is up to you which flavoured jam you use. I decided to use raspberry and blackcurrant as find these go well with coconut. Luckily I had just had a delivery of homemade jam from my dad and my father in law.


Preheat the oven at 180 degrees, so that it’s nice and warm when you put in the coconut slices.

Coconut Slice Recipe

In a bowl add butter, 100g caster sugar, flour and give this a mix until everything is combined. You could do this with a food processor, I tend to just use my hands and get stuck in.

I then add a couple of tablespoons of desiccated coconut. I find that this adds a nice coconut flavour to the base as well as on the top.

Separate the egg white from the yolk and drop the yolk into the bowl. Give it a good mix until it forms a dough.

Line your slice tin(s) with baking paper.

Coconut Slice Base

Pour the dough into a slice tin. I used 2 tins that were 20cm by 20cm. You may only need to use one if you have one that is bigger. Spread the dough across the bottom to form the base of your raspberry coconut slices.

The base I made was roughly 0.5cm thick. Put it in the oven on the middle shelf and let it cook for around 10 minutes or until the base is golden brown. Once cooked take it out and allow it to cool completely.

Pour the jam over the top and use a spoon to spread it around the base. I like nice thick jam that is not to runny as this helps get a nice thick layer of jam on the coconut slice.

Raspberry Coconut Slice Topping

In another bowl add the remaining sugar and desiccated coconut. Beat the egg and add this to the bowl and give everything a good mix until fully combined. Pour this on top of the jam and spread it out.

I had to put spoonfuls in each corner of the slice tray and the middle. It will be much easier to spread around and cover all the jam.

Put this back in the oven and cook for 20-25 minutes or until the top is nice and golden brown. Believe me the smell is incredible!!

Take it out of the oven and put it to one side until it is fully cooled. If its not fully cooled then it is harder to slice it. Once cooled take it out of the tin and slice into squares…tuck in and enjoy!

I love this raspberry coconut slice recipe. Its pretty quick to make and also very easy to do. They taste incredible and make the perfect snack to grab if feeling a little peckish during the day. Give these coconut slices a go, if you do like them please comment below.

I would also really appreciate it if you share this coconut slice recipe to your friends.

This Raspberry Coconut Slice Recipe is perfect for a quick and easy snack. The coconut slice taste excellent and can be made with any jam flavour...

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Raspberry Coconut Slice Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
This Raspberry Coconut Slice Recipe is perfect for a quick and easy snack. The coconut slice taste excellent and can be made with any jam flavour...
Course: Snack
Cuisine: English
Servings: 24 slices
Ingredients
Coconut Slice Base Ingredients
  • 125 grams Butter
  • 100 grams Caster Sugar
  • 150 grams Plain Flour
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • 2 tbsp Desiccated Coconut
Coconut Slice Topping Ingredients
  • 240 grams Jam Optional on flavour
  • 120 grams Caster Sugar
  • 1 Whole Egg
  • 100 grams Desiccated Coconut
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven at 180 degrees
  2. In a bowl place butter, sugar, flour and desiccated coconut, give it a good stir until all is fully combined.
  3. Separate egg white from the yolk and add the yolk to the bow.
  4. Mix together to form a soft dough
  5. Line a slice tin and pour the dough into the tin and spread so there is an even layer. This will form the base. Spread until roughly 0.5cm depending on how thick you want the base to be.
  6. Bake the base for 10-15 minutes or until the top of it is golden brown.
  7. Once cooked leave to one side until the base has cooled down.
  8. Add the jam to the top of the base and spread it out to cover the entire base.
  9. In a bowl add the remaining sugar and desiccated coconut, give it a good mix. Add 1 egg and stir until fully combined.
  10. Spread this coconut mixture over the top of the jam and cover until all of the jam is covered.
  11. Put back into the oven for 20-25 minutes or until the top is brown
  12. Once cooked take out and allow it to cool and then take out of the slice tin and slice into squares.

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Strawberry And Apple Oat Bar Recipe

This Strawberry and Apple Oat Bar recipe is easy to follow and takes very little time. The oat bar tastes incredible - http://amateurchef.wpengine.com

A few weeks ago I made a apple and rhubarb crumble. I had half a bag of rolled oats so wanted to make something with them. I therefore decided to make some form of oat bars. They taste great and make a perfect snack or even a quick dessert.

When deciding on flavours I wanted to have a couple of fruits and not just the one. It’s important to match the fruits. Ones that don’t go well together can really ruin the oat bar.


I already had apples so this was going to be the first fruit. The second fruit I decided to add in was strawberries, they go well with apples and I love them.

The first thing I did was prepared the fruit. The apples needed peeling, coring and then chopped into 1cm cubes. The strawberries were then quartered to be roughly the same size. If you do have big strawberries you may want to cut them a little smaller.

I then preheated the oven at 180 degrees and placed some parchment in a square tin.

In a bowl add the flour, sugar, oats and butter. Get your hands stuck in there and continue to mix with your hands. You want to continue mixing it until it resembles breadcrumbs.

Empty ⅔ of the crumb mixture into the square tin and press down into the sides and corner. Press this down firmly to form the base of the oat bar. Sprinkle in the apples and strawberries to make sure it’s covered in fruit.

Next add the remaining crumble mixture and press down to make sure all fruit is covered.

Pop in the oven and cook for about 25-30 minutes, or until cooked.

When cooked take it out of the oven and put onto a wire wrack to cool.

As I said before this Strawberry and Apple Oat bar recipe is perfect as a snack bar. It does also make a really nice dessert. Just add some cream, custard or ice cream to it and enjoy!

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Strawberry And Apple Oat Bar Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
These strawberry and apple oat bars tasted incredible. They make a perfect snack bar or a dessert. Both quick and easy to make
Course: Snack
Cuisine: English
Servings: 12 bars
Ingredients
  • 2 Apples peeled and cored
  • 20 strawberries Cut into quarters
  • 50 grams Light Brown Sugar
  • 120 grams Plain Flour
  • 150 grams rolled oats
  • 120 grams Butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven at 180 degrees
  2. Peel and core the apples
  3. Cut them into cubes of roughly 1cm
  4. Quarter the strawberries
  5. In a bowl add the flour, sugar, rolled oats and butter
  6. Give everything a mix until it resembles breadcrumbs
  7. Pour ⅔ of this into a square tin that has been covered with parchment
  8. With your hands spread mixture out to make sure it’s covered the bottom.
  9. Press down with hands to form the base of the oat bar
  10. Sprinkle the apples and strawberries over the top
  11. Add the remainder of the crumble mixture and again press down to make sure all fruit is covered
  12. Put in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until cooked.

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