Recipe

Fruit muesli slice

Pepitas, oats and coconut add plenty of nutty, crunchy fibre to this fruity muesli slice. A great lunch-box addition, especially as this recipe nut-free.

  • 25 mins cooking
  • Makes 12
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Photography by Ian Wallace. Styling by Louise Pickford.

Ingredients

Fruit muesli slice
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 100 gram butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup (50g) raisins (or sultanas)
  • 1/4 cup (60g) pepitas
  • 1 cup (75g) rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup (25g) shredded coconut
  • 2/3 cup (100g) finely chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2/3 cup (100g) self-raising flour
  • 1 tablespoon custard powder

Method

Fruit muesli slice
  • 1
    Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Grease a 20 x 30cm lamington pan and line with baking paper.
  • 2
    Heat honey and one-quarter of butter in a small saucepan, stirring until smooth. Transfer to a medium bowl; stir in raisins, pepitas, oats, coconut and apricots.
  • 3
    Beat sugar, egg yolk and remaining butter in a small bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  • 4
    Mix in sifted flour and custard powder. Press mixture over base of pan; sprinkle with muesli. Bake about 25 minutes.

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