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

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.



  • Kathy Reid
    Kathy Reidover 5 years ago

    Joy this looks and sounds divine, lovely presentation!!

  • Hope you had a great Mother’s Day Kathy. Please make this slice i’m sure you will like it.

    – Joy Watson

  • Vicki Ferrari
    Vicki Ferrariover 5 years ago

    Oh YUM! To both the image and the recipe!!!

  • Wish i could hand you some Vicki.

    – Joy Watson

  • Bill Gamblin
    Bill Gamblinover 5 years ago

    This is so awesome…you are making me hungry

  • If olny i could pass you some my friend.

    – Joy Watson

  • Gene Walls
    Gene Wallsover 5 years ago

    “Delicious” Photo! Excellent composition! Great description / recipe! (Oh no, now I have to find something to snack on, I’m drooling.) LOL

  • ha ha ha i wish i could pass you some through the computer Gene.
    Thanks Joy

    – Joy Watson

  • Megan Martin
    Megan Martinover 5 years ago

    I don’t like cherry but you capture it so beautiful it looks tasty! Gorgeous comp and I love the added touch of the flower on the plate!

  • So pleased you like my set up here Megan. Thanks Joy

    – Joy Watson

  • Squealia
    Squealiaover 5 years ago

    Oh this looookkkkkkkssssss yyyyuuuummmmmy!

  • ha ha ha many thanks

    – Joy Watson

  • wahumom
    wahumomover 5 years ago

    May 16, 2009

  • Thanks so much for letting me know.

    – Joy Watson

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseover 5 years ago

    Looks so yummy Joy. Thanks for sharing your recipe. Congratulations on your feature.

  • Thanks Sharona, so hope that you make it.

    – Joy Watson

  • Phillip Weyers
    Phillip Weyersover 5 years ago

    Beautiful capture…. love your macro shots bubbleblue. Might have to give this recipe a go.

  • Thanks phillip so much>

    – Joy Watson

  • luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast
    luvapples down...over 5 years ago

    Wonderful!!!—————There’s a recipe included :-)))))———-I’m the baker in our family. Joy this is a delight. I’m bookmarking your recipe cards :-0 my mouth is watering looking at your beautiful photo.

  • Thats wonderful news Norval. All the recipes i have on redbubble are my own. So i hope you will enjoy them.

    – Joy Watson

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