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When we spied Barbs Raspberry Coconut Slice, we put in a request to share with our Community. We knew how much you’d love it and today, you can learn how to make your own at home!
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Raspberry Coconut Slice Ingredients:
125g unsalted butter,
at room temperature
½ cup caster sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1¼ cups plain flour
¾ cup raspberry jam
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup desiccated coconut
1 cup shredded coconut
⅓ cup caster sugar
Raspberry Coconut Slice Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease a 18cm x 28cm rectangular slice pan. Line base and sides with baking paper, extending paper 5cm above pan edges.
2. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla in a small bowl of an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg. Beat until combined. Stir in flour until mixed. Press mixture evenly over base of prepared pan. Smooth over top.
3. Bake base for about 15 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove. Set aside for 10 minutes to cool.
4. Meanwhile, to make topping, combine all ingredients in a medium bowl.
5. Spread jam over base. Spread topping over jam.
6. Return slice to same moderate oven. Cook for a further 25 minutes, or until top is lightly golden. Allow slice to cool completely in pan.
7. Lift slice from pan, cut into squares to serve.
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