Chocolate Hedgehog Slice

"An Aussie treat. Biscuits are the Australian term for cookies. This needs to refrigerate for a couple of hours."
 
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Ready In:
20mins
Ingredients:
10
Serves:
30
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ingredients

  • 1 lb broken biscuits (shortbread) or 1 lb cookie (shortbread)
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar (fine grain)
  • 1 cup sultana (raisins)
  • 14 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • Icing

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons milk (or enough to get a good spreading consistency)
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directions

  • Break up biscuits into bits. Not crumbed, just pieces no larger the size of a quarter.
  • In large pan melt the butter, then add the sugar, sultanas and cocoa. Heat and keep mixing until hot but not boiling.
  • Take off the heat.
  • Mixing very quickly, add the beaten eggs in small amounts incorporating each lot before adding the next.
  • Fold in broken biscuits.
  • Press mixture into a foil lined tray (30x25cm).
  • Refrigerate to set for a couple of hours.
  • To make the icing / frosting:

  • Mix the icing sugar, 4 T cocoa and 2 T melted butter with enough milk to give a spreadable consistency.
  • Beat until smooth.
  • Spread over the hedgehog and leave until it has set.
  • I store this slice in the refrigerator.

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Reviews

  1. katew
    This is a delicious classic from my childhood. It vanished fast !! Made for ZWT8.
     
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