Date and Pecan Slice (Can Be Gluten-Free)

Total Time
50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

A quick and easy slice to make that is great for morning or afternoon tea. Replace the regular flour with a blended gluten-free self-raising flour and use a gf icing sugar to make this slice suitable for a gluten-free diet. Recipe uses metric cup and spoon measurements

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grease and line and 18x28 cm slice pan with baking paper- cover base and extend up sides of the pan.
  2. Preheat oven to 160°C.
  3. Mix all slice base ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  4. Press mixture into the prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes, or until golden. Remove from oven and cool in the pan.
  5. To make the icing- sift the icing sugar into a bowl and stir in the butter and enough lemon juice to make a smooth icing.
  6. Lift the cooled slice from the pan.
  7. Spread with the lemon icing. You can decorate top with some fine zest of lemon or finely diced pecans.
  8. Cut into 24 slices to serve.