Recipe

Chocolate freckle slice

Nothing beats this simple chocolate slice topped with freckles.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 25 mins cooking
  • Makes 35 Item
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This super easy treat is guaranteed to impress at your next kids' party or play date.

Ingredients

Chocolate freckle slice
  • 185 gram unsalted butter, softened
  • 220 gram chocolate hazelnut spread
  • 1/3 cup (75g) light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 3/4 cup (250g) plain flour, sifted
  • 200 gram packet freckles (see notes)

Method

Chocolate freckle slice
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 160ºC (140°C fan-forced).
  • 2
    Grease a 20cm x 30cm rectangular pan; line base and long sides with baking paper, extending paper 5cm over sides.
  • 3
    Beat butter, spread and sugar in a small bowl with an electric mixer, until combined. Stir in flour, in two batches. Press dough into pan; smooth surface with a spatula.
  • 4
    Bake slice for about 25 minutes.
  • 5
    Remove pan from oven; working quickly, press freckles firmly onto slice in rows about 1.5cm apart. Cool slice in pan; cut when cold.

Notes

Freckles are small chocolate discs covered with hundreds and thousands. They are available from supermarkets and confectionery stores.

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