A slice of heaven by lindayy


A slice of heaven

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									         F you are one of those people who likes

I                                                   A slice of heaven
         to have something home-made in the
         cake and biscuit tins, you will enjoy
         these easy recipes.
         This week I’ve chosen to share three
         slices which have been family
favourites over the years.
   The rolled oat crunch is one of the first
recipes that mum allowed me to cook all those         I would suggest you use a mild flavoured                                                                   400g natural stirred yoghurt
years ago. It is very, very simple to prepare       honey in this mixture. To accurately measure
and contains no flour or eggs. The baking
powder helps give it a tiny rise and prevents
                                                    the honey, run the spoon under hot water
                                                    between each spoonful so that there is no                                Eating                              250g light cream cheese, soft
                                                                                                                                                                 1 tsp vanilla essence
it from being too dense.
   Keep an eye on it during cooking as it tends
                                                    honey under the spoon. The heat will also
                                                    assist the honey slip off the spoon readily.                             in                                  4 eggs, lightly beaten
to go from golden to brown quite quickly. In                                                                           JUDITH SWEET                              4 tbsp honey
my oven I need to turn it once during the           Quick wholemeal fruit slice                                                                                  ½ cup sultanas or finely chopped dried
cooking time as the back of my oven is hotter
than the front.                                     This recipe can be doubled successfully. I used     few drops vanilla                                        apricots or dried pear
   The wholemeal fruit slice is another slice       to make it for school fairs, as it is so easy to    Preheat the oven to 190C. Grease a slab tin.             cinnamon for dusting the top
that can be quickly mixed together and is a         make and is fibre rich. It doesn’t contain any      Place all the dry ingredients in a large bowl
good one for children to help make. You can         butter or eggs. I haven’t tried it but, for those                                                            Preheat the oven to 160C. Line a slab tin
                                                                                                        and then mix in the milk and vanilla. Place
spice it up a little by adding a teaspoon of        with an intolerance to dairy foods, I would                                                                  (about 28x18cm) with foil, allowing a little
                                                                                                        evenly in the slab tin and cook for about 30
cinnamon or mixed spice.                            suggest that orange or apple juice could be                                                                  overhang. Combine the biscuit crumbs and
                                                                                                        minutes or until golden and springy to the
   The fruit slice has no eggs or butter but        used to replace the milk.                                                                                    the butter and press firmly into the base of the
                                                                                                        touch. The top will not brown very much due
loads of fibre and may be a good one for those                                                                                                                   prepared slab tin. Refrigerate the base for
who need to avoid foods that have high levels                                                           to there being no butter in the mixture. Cut
                                                                                                                                                                 about 30 minutes.
of cholesterol and fat.                                                                                 into squares when cool. Store in an airtight
                                                    1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour                                                                           Beat together the yoghurt, cream cheese and
   The yoghurt slice is one that will need to be                                                        container.
                                                    ½ cup rolled oats                                                                                            vanilla until the mixture is fluffy. Add the
kept in the refrigerator. You could make it in                                                                                                                   beaten eggs, honey and fruit and combine
a large round tin and serve it with poached         ½ cup bran                                          Yoghurt slice                                            well. Pour the mixture over the chilled base.
fruits as a pudding.
                                                    ½ cup raw sugar                                     BASE                                                     Bake for about 50 minutes. Turn once during
   Make sure the lining of the container is
                                                                                                                                                                 the cooking time. Cool in the tin then
sufficient for you to be able to lift the cooked,   1 cup sultanas or mixed dried fruits                17 wheatmeal biscuits, finely crushed
round-shaped slice out of the tin, as it is far                                                                                                                  refrigerate. When completely cool, dust
too fragile to turn. This slice also could be       8 dried apricots, finely chopped                    90g melted butter                                        lightly with cinnamon then cut into squares.
topped with lemon curd or pureed fruit if you                                                                                                                    Store in the refrigerator.
                                                    1 cup milk, full cream or low fat                   TOPPING
plan to serve it as a sweet.

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