Monday, February 15, 2016

Elaine's Oat Slice



This recipe comes from an extremely ratty cook book I own, The Beachport pony club family favourites. 

It's from the eighties I guess, and I picked it up in reasonable condition from a garage sale eons ago. It's been well used in that time and hasn't fared well. I still make recipes from it, like this oat slice. 

To be honest, its the first time I've made this particular slice. I usually make a chocolate slice from this book, everyone loves it. With the second week of school about to begin, I got my bake on because the cupboard was bare. It had all the ingredients for this one, so I went with it.

The recipe was supplied by Elaine Marshall. It's a good'un.

Oat Slice

120 grams butter
2 cups rolled oats
1 dessertspoon golden syrup
1 small cup coconut
1 small cup sugar

Melt butter, golden syrup and sugar in a saucepan. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and pour in the melted butter mix.

Stir well until combined.

Spoon mixture into a greased and lined slice tray, and smooth out.

Bake at 170 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

Slice into squares when still warm.

I let it cool in the tin, then melted 100 grams of chocolate in the microwave. I then drizzled the melted chocolate over the top of the cut slice. 





13 comments:

  1. Sounds like the perfect slice for an after school snack!

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  2. These look like a great way to start the week - a little nice and naughty all at the same time.

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  3. Ratty old cookbooks are often the best kind. That slice looks great!

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  4. Such a great and simple recipe based on the ANZAC biscuits! I too love cookbooks from country organisations and schools. Much loved recipes go into them and usually quite easy to make! Cheers, Denyse

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  5. Looks delicious! My problem is I'd tell myself I'm making cakies or slices for my boys but I'm really making them for myself. Ahem.

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  6. I still have my mum's first ever cookbook, must see if I can find it, that was how I learnt to bake! My kids hate oats, so I won't be trying this, but it does look lovely!

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  7. This looks so good, have printed it out and hope to bake it later today! I love Anzac bikkies but they are so fiddly to make, this looks like it would be a similar taste but much easier :-)

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    1. Miss 19 made them for us, burnt them a little around the edges but otherwise yummy x

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  8. Going to attempt this tonight, so I have something tasty for lunch box treats tomorrow. Thanks for sharing.

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  9. Yum! The Oat Slices look delicious. Thanks for a great looking recipe and for hosting another fantastic link-up!

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