Quick & Easy

Date slice

This recipe is simple and oh so sweet, but the best part? It uses less refined sugar, and instead opts for the delicious natural sweeteners of dates and honey. Bonus!
Date slice
24 Item
1H 25M

Ingredients

Method

1.Make date filling; cook ingredients in medium saucepan, stirring, about 10 minutes or until thick and smooth. Cool.
2.Grease 20cm x 30cm lamington pan; line base with baking paper, extending paper 5cm over long sides.
3.Sift flours into medium bowl; rub in butter using fingertips. Stir in honey, egg and enough milk to make a firm dough. Knead on floured surface until smooth. Enclose with plastic wrap; refrigerate 30 minutes.
4.Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced.
5.Divide dough in half. Roll one half large enough to cover base of pan; spread filling over dough. Roll remaining dough large enough to cover filling. Brush with a little milk; sprinkle with sugar. Bake about 20 minutes; cool in pan before cutting.

This recipe works just as well with prunes instead of dates – or a combination of both dates and prunes would also be good.

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