This little slice looks divine, tastes not too sweet, but somehow takes a little longer in the time department, so set the morning free to spoon and swirl in the kitchen. Just to get it right! Because it’s a little winner…
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This slice as I said does take a little extra time, but the results are wonderful, and your slice will be perfect bite size pieces of sweetened bliss.
Recipe: Macadamia White Chocolate Slice ( Adapted from ‘High Tea’ The Australia Woman’s Weekly)
1/3 cup (50g) self-raising flour
1/3 cup (50g) plain all-purpose flour
2/3 cup (50g) desiccated coconut
90g (3 ounces) butter, melted
395g (14 ounces) can sweetened condensed milk
30g (1 ounce) butter, extra
2 tablespoons treacle ( or golden syrup)
3/4 cup (105g) coarsely chopped macadamias, roasted
500g (1 pound) white eating chocolate, chopped coarsely
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
pink food colouring
Preheat oven to 180° C. Grease 20cm x 30cm lamington pan, line with baking paper 5cm ( 2 inches) over long sides.
Sift flours and sugar into a bowl, add coconut and melted butter, mix well; press into pan and bake for 15 minutes. Wait until the biscuit base is cooked before starting the caramel filling.
Start on the Caramel: Stir condensed milk, extra butter and treacle in a small saucepan over a medium heat until the caramel is golden brown, about 15 minutes. Working quickly, pour caramel over the biscuit base; smooth with a spatula. Press nuts into caramel with spatula. Bake for 10 minutes; cool.
Stir half the white chocolate and oil in a small saucepan over low heat until melted smooth. Pour white chocolate over caramel. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Stir remaining white chocolate and remaining half of oil into small saucepan over low heat until melted smooth;tint with pink food colouring. Pour pink chocolate over the white chocolate. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.
Before cutting this slice, leave it stand at room temperature for at least 30 minutes before cutting into squares. Caramel slice can be stored, refrigerated in an airtight container , for up to 4 days. My friends it won’t last that long!
Enjoy my friends,