Recipe

Chocolate and raisin Anzac slices

This tasty fruity and chocolatey slice takes all the flavours of a traditional Anzac biscuit and turns them into a sweet slice, perfect for work and school snacks.

  • Makes 24
  • 20 mins preparation
  • 35 mins cooking
chocolate and raisin anzac slices

Ingredients

Chocolate and raisin anzac slices
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup plain flour, sifted
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 125 gram butter, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon golden syrup
  • 2 tablespoon boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup chopped raisins
  • 200 gram dark chocolate, melted

Method

Chocolate and raisin anzac slices
  • 1
    Preheat oven to moderately low, 160°C. Lightly grease an 18 x 28cm slice pan. Line base and two sides with baking paper, extending 2cm above pan edge.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, combine oats, flour, sugar and coconut.
  • 3
    In a small pan, combine butter and golden syrup. Stir over low heat for 2-3 minutes until melted.
  • 4
    In a small jug, combine water and bicarbonate of soda. Stir into butter mixture. Pour into dry ingredients. Mix in walnuts and raisins.
  • 5
    Press mixture very firmly into prepared pan using a fork. Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden. Cool in pan.
  • 6
    Spread chocolate over the cooled mixture and chill until firm. Using a hot knife, cut slab into squares. Store in an airtight container.

Notes

Melt chocolate in the microwave - use the High (100%) setting and cook for 30 seconds at a time, stirring after each burst.