Recipe

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.

  • 25 mins cooking
  • Makes 20 Item
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Ingredients

Chewy chocolate slice
  • 125 gram butter, melted
  • 1 cup (220 grams) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (75 grams) plain flour
  • 1/4 cup (35 grams) self-raising flour
  • 2 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup (40 grams) desiccated coconut
  • 1 tablespoon shredded coconut
Chocolate icing
  • 1 cup (160 grams) icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon hot water

Method

Chewy chocolate slice
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease 19cm x 29cm slice pan; line with baking paper, extending paper 2cm over long sides.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, combine butter, sugar, egg and extract. Stir in sifted flours and cocoa then desiccated coconut. Spread mixture over base of pan.
  • 3
    Bake about 25 minutes or until firm.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, make chocolate icing.
  • 5
    Spread hot slice with icing; sprinkle with shredded coconut, cool. Cut into 15 squares; cut squares into triangles.
Chocolate icing
  • 6
    Sift icing sugar and cocoa into small bowl; add butter and the water, stir until smooth.

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