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Hedgehog slice

The kids will love it, and you will too.
Hedgehog slice

Somewhere in-between a brownie and a tart is the humble hedgehog slice. We know not how it earned its name, but we can guarantee its deliciousness.

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Chocolate icing


1.Grease and line a 26 x 16cm (base measurement) slice pan with baking paper, extending paper at long sides for handles. Combine biscuit, almonds and apricots in a large bowl.
2.Place chocolate and butter in a medium heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water (don’t let base of bowl touch the water). Cook and stir for 4-5 minutes or until melted and combined. Remove bowl from heat; cool slightly. Stir in egg. Stir chocolate mixture into biscuit mixture. Press mixture evenly into prepared pan. Cover with plastic food wrap: chill for 30 minutes.
3.To make icing: melt chocolate and butter in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Spread over chilled slice. Chill 1 hour or until set. Lift slab from pan; cut into squares.

The more finely you crush the biscuits, the easier it is to cut the slice.


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