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51 sweet slice recipes

Caramel slice, lemon cheesecake slice, Mars Bars slice and more! Go on, grab yourself a slice of heaven.
mars bar slice
Mars Bar slice (recipe below).

Slices are halfway between a cake and a tart – they can be made of one mixture, or can combine a base (biscuit or pastry) covered with a topping and/or a filling.

Here are some Test Kitchen tips for baking a slice recipe.

  • Use aluminium trays: pans made from tin and stainless steel don’t conduct heat as easily.

  • Preheating the oven is important for slices as they require less than 30 minutes of baking. Preheat for around 10 minutes before placing the food in the oven.

How to store a slice

Most slices will keep for 2 to 3 days in an airtight container. But do refrigerate those containing dairy products.

Can a slice be frozen?

Most slices can be frozen for up to two months, but those with icings and cream fillings may crack and change in appearance as they thaw.

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Our delicious slices make the perfect addition to any lunchbox or afternoon tea. So whether it’s chocolate you crave or something a little bit fruitier, you won’t go wrong with these little slices of heaven.

Looking for more slices including sweet and savoury or specifically cheesecake slice recipes?

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Coffee pecan slice

Coffee pecan slice

Perfect for morning tea!

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Macadamia, ginger and caramel slice

Macadamia, ginger and caramel slice

This macadamia slice proves that the classic combination of nuts and caramel never go out of style

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Hazelnut chocolate squares

Hazelnut chocolate squares

The flavours! The textures!

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Cheesecake slice with blueberries

Cheesecake slice with blueberries

This dessert slice is topped with blueberries in syrup for extra bursts of flavour.

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Louise slice

Rhubarb Louise slice

Louise slice, sometimes called Louise cake, is an old-fashioned New Zealand treat. The traditional version includes a jammy layer; here we roasted fresh rhubarb instead.

blueberry, lime and passionfruit slice

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Blueberry, lime and passionfruit slice

Blueberry, lime and passionfruit slice

Bursts of blueberries with the tang of lime and passionfruit come together beautifully in this gorgeous dessert. Perfect for morning or afternoon tea.

Raspberry and macadamia blondies

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White chocolate, raspberry and macadamia blondies

Lighter than the classic brownie with white chocolate, crunchy macadamia and raspberries.

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Cherry and almond slice

Cherry and almond slice

This sweet cherry slice with a crunchy almond topping is sure to delight. Cherries add a festive touch to this simple slice that can be made all year

Chocolate hazelnut slice

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Chocolate hazelnut slice

Chocolate hazelnut slice

A shot of Grand Marnier in the topping gives this choc hazelnut slice a citrusy zing. Use orange juice instead if you’re making it for the family.

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Lemon slice

Lemon slice

This classic lemon treat balances sweet and tart, creating a wonderfully creamy and flavoursome slice. Enjoy with a mug of hot tea or coffee.

No-bake mars bar slice

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No-bake Mars Bar slice

No-bake Mars Bar slice

Mars Bars are a classic treat and what better way to enjoy them than this quick and easy slice.

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White chocolate and macadamia slice

White chocolate and macadamia slice

Like someone took your favourite cookie and turned into a a slice! This white chocolate and macadamia slice is a fabulous afternoon tea treat.

Blueberry Macaroon Slice

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Blueberry macaroon slice

Fill the tins with this delectable, crunchy-topped blueberry slice.

lemon cheesecake squares

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Lemon cheesecake squares

Lemon cheesecake squares

A creamy cheesecake topping with a zesty lemon touch and a simple biscuit base made from butternu snaps for an extra sweet touch. Pop the kettle on!

Photography by Brett Stevens. Food styling by Michelle Noerianto

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Rich chocolate almond slice

Rich chocolate almond slice

A layer of chocolate and an almond nougat-like layer and a rich chocolate topping with a hint of brandy, this is one for the grown ups.

crunchy low-GI bars

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Crunchy low-gi bars

Crunchy low-gi bars

Crunchy almonds and oats sweetened with honey make these homemade muesli bars a tasty alternative to storebought. Only six ingredients needed

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Lemon butter almond slice

Lemon butter almond slice

A little bit sweet, a little bit tart and a whole lot of goodness. With a layer of lovely lemon butter between an almond pastry base and topping.

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Leftover cereal slice

Leftover cereal slice

Attention all budget-savvy bakers: this crunchy, chocolately slice is a genius way of using up leftover cereal.

chocolate crackle slice

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Chocolate crackle slice

Chocolate crackle slice

A new version of a old favourite, this chocolate crackle slice updates the classic chocolate crackle. Cut into bars for a crunchy treat if you prefer.

Apricot choc-chip muesli bars

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Apricot choc-chip muesli bars

Apricot choc-chip muesli bars

Home made muesli bars are a great way to make sure that supposedly healthy treats actually are! Deliciously chewy, these muesli bars are nut free.

popcorn butterscotch squares

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Popcorn butterscotch squares

Popcorn butterscotch squares

This tasty treat is a butterscotch chocolatey delight with a biscuit base, that can also help you use up leftover popcorn from movie night.

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chocolate Weetbix slice

This classic chocolate Weetbix slice is a simple old fashioned slice we grew up with. It’s rich and chocolatey and great in kids lunchboxes

passionfruit custard slice

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Passionfruit custard slice

Passionfruit custard slice

For this slice recipe you can buy passionfruit pulp from the supermarket, or, if you have an abundance of fresh passionfruit, this is a great way to put them to good use.

raspberry coconut slice

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Raspberry coconut slice

Raspberry coconut slice

Sweet raspberry jam and toasty coconut flakes are a match made in heaven.

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Apple streusel slice

Apple streusel slice

The perfect pairing for a hot cuppa.

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Chewy chocolate slice

Chewy chocolate slice

This decadent chocolate and coconut slice is deliciously chewy and sweet, making it the perfect companion for your morning or afternoon cuppa.

white chocolate & berry cheesecake slice

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White chocolate and berry cheesecake slice

White chocolate and berry cheesecake slice

There’s something perfect about the pairing of berries and white chocolate, a flavour combination that turns this cheesecake slice into something special.

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White chocolate and macadamia slice

Like someone took your favourite cookie and turned into a a slice! This white chocolate and macadamia slice is a fabulous afternoon tea treat.

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Caramel slice

This caramel slice is the ultimate in delicious slice recipes, from its biscuity bottom to its chocolate top, and the perfectly gooey caramel layer in between.

Caramel macadamia slice
(Credit: Australian Table)

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Caramel macadamia slice

This classic caramel slice with the crunch of macadamias is perfect with that morning or afternoon cuppa.

Caramel streusel slice
(Credit: Woman’s Day)

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Caramel streusel slice

Caramel streusel slice

Marshmallow rice bubble slice

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Marshmallow rice bubble slice

Marshmallow rice bubble slice

This 4-ingredient recipe is quick, easy and makes for a fun after-school snack. And it’s a great way to get the kids helping in the kitchen.

Nutty Caramel Slice

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Nutty caramel slice

Nutty caramel slice

Smooth, creamy caramel is swirled with roasted almonds and drizzled on top a golden, crumbly base.

Double caramel slice

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Double caramel slice

Double caramel slice

Because what’s better than caramel slice? Caramel slice with extra caramel, of course.

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Chocolate rough slice

The coconutty chocolate rough slice recipe is just what you need when you’re called on to make goodies for the school fete or local fundraiser.

lemon passionfruit cheesecake slice
(Credit: John Paul Urizar)

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Passionfruit cheesecake slice

This lemon passionfruit cheesecake slice is the perfect balance of tang, nutty and creamy for a delightful dessert or indulgent afternoon tea treat.

French vanilla slice

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French vanilla slice

French vanilla slice

Creamy vanilla custard and layers of light pastry dusted with icing sugar – a piece of French vanilla slice is a perfect afternoon treat, especially with a cup of good coffee on the side.

No-bake mars bar slice

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No-bake Mars Bar slice

No-bake Mars Bar slice

Mars Bars are a classic treat and what better way to enjoy them than this quick and easy slice. It’s perfect for kid’s parties or just to satisfy the sweet tooth.

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Chewy chocolate slice

This decadent chocolate and coconut slice is deliciously chewy and sweet, making it the perfect companion for your morning or afternoon cuppa.

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Toffee apple slice

Reminisce on your childhood taste-buds with this delicious toffee apple slice– the perfect dessert or afternoon treat.

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Date and oat crumble slice

This delicious date slice is beautiful topped with a layer of crumbly golden oats. Wonderfully sweet and full of texture, cut yourself a piece of this dessert to enjoy with a pot of tea.

Choc-peanut caramel slice

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Choc-peanut caramel slice

Choc-peanut caramel slice

Just wait for the hidden crunch.

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Malteser slice

Chocolate lovers unite with this decadent Malteser slice. Rich, sweet and delicious – it’s sure to have you running back for more!

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Chocolate freckle slice

Chocolate freckle slice

black forest cheesecake slice

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Black forest cheesecake slice

Black forest cheesecake slice

With a layer of dark chocolate, creamy cheesecake filling and sweet cherry jelly, this slice is a most decadent treat.

crushed pineapple dessert recipes easy

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coconut and pineapple slice

Enjoy a slice of slice sweet coconut and pineapple slice with a mug of tea or coffee for an indulgent morning or afternoon treat.

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Strawberry jelly slice

We used honey snap biscuits and freshly made strawberry jelly for this delectable jelly slice.

OATY APPLE AND APRICOT SLICE

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Oaty apple and apricot slice

Oaty apple and apricot slice

This golden slice makes a delicious, homely dessert served with ice-cream.

Vanilla slice

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Vanilla slice

Dotted with tell-tale passionfruit seeds, this classic vanilla slice recipe is a true Aussie icon. Be prepared to lose your dignity at any attempt eat with a fork.

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Lemon slice

This classic treat perfectly balances sweet and tart, creating a wonderfully creamy and flavoursome lemon slice. Enjoy a piece with a mug of hot tea or coffee.

Cornflake honey slice

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Cornflake honey slice

Don’t limit cornflakes to breakfast time. These crunchy honey slices, packed with cornflakes and oats, make for a great snack at any time of the day.

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