19 April 2015

Quick & Easy Ginger Oat Slice...



Don't be fooled by this healthy looking slice....
because the icing is completely off the healthy radar!
 Oaty coconut goodness....
topped with an insanely sweet and creamy ginger icing.
This recipe makes a good size slice,
 that is a perfect treat for the kids or adults lunch boxes...
It is quick and easy to make because it is a one pot recipe.

                         Quick & Easy Ginger Oat Slice

              Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius
              line with baking paper an extendible slice pan that is open to 33cm by 25cm in size.

              In a large pot melt:

             300 grams butter
             4 Tablespoons golden Syrup
             1 cup sugar
             1 teaspoon vanilla essence or paste
               Add:
               1 1/2 cups rolled oats
               1/2 cups coconut 
               1 heaped teaspoon ground ginger
               2 cups plain flour
               4 teaspoons baking powder.

               Mix well and press into slice pan.
               Bake for 25 minutes until pale golden.

              When just warm, ice with ginger icing:
              Melt: 
              50 grams butter
              1 tablespoon golden syrup
              and 2 Tablespoons milk.
              Mix in:
              1 1/2 cups icing sugar 
              and 1 teaspoon ground ginger

              When smooth and creamy,  ice slice.
              Cut into large slices when cold.
              Store in an airtight container.