Quinoa, Almond and Craisin Squares (Gluten-Free or Not)

Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

A nice slice for morning tea or to pack in your lunch-box. The quinoa adds fibre and protein to these squares. Makes 24 squares. Vary this slice by using sultanas or other dried fruits in place of the craisins. Recipe from a supermarket chain free booklet. Individual portions can be wrapped in plastic wrap and frozen for up to a month. Make with gluten-free flour or regular wheat flour (if gf not diet required)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C Lightly grease a slice tin (20cm x 30cm). Line the tin with baking paper and allow the paper to overhang on both the long sides of the tin (this will help you remove the slice later).
  2. Combine the quinoa flakes, almond meal, self-raising flour and cinnamon in a large mixing bowl. Stir to combine.
  3. Stir ion the craisins and orange rind.
  4. In a separate bowl- combine the eggs. honey, oil and vanilla. Whisk to combine.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir well to combine.
  6. Pour into prepared slice tin and smooth over the surface..
  7. Bake 20 minutes, or until golden.
  8. Remove from the oven and set aside for 5 minutes.
  9. Remove the slice carefully from the tin- using the paper handles to help you. Cool the slice on a wire rack.
  10. Dust with pure icing sugar to serve. (for Australians- CSR icing sugar and icing sugar blend are both gluten-free).