Picnic Slices Recipe
“This is a recipe that reminds me of baking with my mum growing up. We would always make a tray for fundraising events and it was always a winner. It also freezes well so it’s handy for any unexpected guests.”
– Vicky Whitaker – HR Business Partner
Makes 10-12 slices
- 8oz milk chocolate
- 4oz butter or margarine
- 8oz desiccated coconut
- 8oz caster sugar
- 2 beaten eggs
- 4oz sultanas
- 4oz glace cherries, quartered
Preheat the oven to 140C/120C fan/gas mark 1
Break the chocolate into pieces and melt. Pour into the bottom of a Swiss roll tin lined with foil, then allow to set.
Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the beaten egg, coconut, sultanas and glace cherries. Mix well and spread evenly over the set chocolate.
Bake for 45 minutes until golden brown. Remove from the oven and leave to cool for 10 minutes, then mark into squares (don’t cut all the way yet).
Leave until cold and then finish cutting into the squares. Enjoy a piece or two with a nice cuppa!
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