Recipe

Caramel streusel slice

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Makes 20 Item
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Ingredients

Caramel streusel slice
  • 125 gram butter, chopped, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup caster sugar
  • 1 cup plain flour, sifted
  • 1/4 cup self-raising flour, sifted
Filling
  • 395 gram condensed milk
  • 30 gram butter
  • 2 tablespoon golden syrup
Topping
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 125 gram butter, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • icing sugar, for dusting

Method

Caramel streusel slice
  • 1
    Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Lightly grease an 18 x 28cm slice pan. Line with baking paper, extending paper 2cm above pan edge.
  • 2
    Prepare Topping; (see recipe below).
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in a small bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Stir in flours, in 2 batches, until a firm dough forms. Press dough evenly into prepared pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool.
  • 4
    To make Filling; in a small saucepan combine sweetened condensed milk, butter and syrup. Heat on medium, stirring until smooth. Continue stirring, for 3-4 minutes, until mixture bubbles and thickens.
  • 5
    Spread Filling over base. Grate Topping over filling. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until firm. Cool in pan for 15 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Cut into fingers. Dust with icing sugar.
Topping
  • 6
    Sift flour and cinnamon together into a small bowl. Stir in sugar. Rub in butter, using fingertips, until mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
  • 7
    Add water and bring mixture together into a dough. Roll dough into a log. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill in the freezer for 30 minutes, until firm.

Notes

Use the back of a floured spoon to press base dough evenly into prepared pan.

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