Recipe: Easy fruit and nut oat slice

Styling: Bernadette Hogg.
MANJA WACHSMUTH

Styling: Bernadette Hogg.

There are many ways, both sweet and savoury, to enjoy the goodness of rolled oats – and not just for breakfast. 

INGREDIENTS

Rolled oats, flour, sugar, baking powder, desiccated coconut, dates, dried apricots, walnuts, ground ginger, butter, egg, vanilla. 

METHOD

In a bowl combine 1 cup each rolled oats, plain flour and white sugar, a teaspoon of baking powder and ½ cup each desiccated coconut, chopped dates, chopped dried apricots and chopped walnuts.

Add a good pinch of ground ginger. Melt 125g butter, cool and whisk in an egg and a splash of vanilla extract.

Fold this through the dry ingredients.

Press mixture into an 18 x 20cm lined slice tin and bake at 180°C for 25 minutes.

Store in a sealed container. 

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