Cherry Almond Slice

Joy Watson

Melbourne, Australia

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Cherry Almond Slice

Photo taken of my cooking in my home in Diamond Creek, Melbourne.

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Shortbread base.
125g butter
1/4 cup (40g) icing sugar mixture or icing sugar
1 cup plain flour.

Mix well together with electrict mixer to combine. Line with baking paper. Press mixture into a small slab tray or squar tin. Cook for 12 minutes until base colours just a bit.

Preheat oven to 180oC or 350oF

Topping
2 eggs lightly beaten
3/4 cup castor sugar
1/4 cup self raising flour
1/2 cup glace cherries cut in half or a small packet 100g
1/4 cup desiccated coconut
1/2 cup cashews or pecan nuts chopped (or nuts of choice)
1 teaspoon almond essence (you could use vanilla if you wish)

While base is cooking make topping. Combine all ingredience well and pour over base and cook for a further 15 minutes until golden.

Let cool in tin. Remove when cold.

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