Recipe

Mocha slice

Bringing together the flavours of coconut, coffee and chocolate, these mocha slices make a great snack, and perfect gift.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 25 mins cooking
  • Makes 28
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Ingredients

Mocha slice
  • 125 gram butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 1/4 cup self-raising flour
  • 2 tablespoon cocoa powder, plus extra, for dusting
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • cocoa, grated chocolate, to serve
Icing
  • 2 teaspoon instant coffee
  • 1 teaspoon warm water
  • 1 1/2 cup icing sugar mixture, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon hot water

Method

Mocha slice
  • 1
    Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Lightly grease an 18 x 28cm slice pan. Line base and sides with baking paper, extending paper 2cm above edge of pan.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, combine butter, sugar and egg. Stir in combined sifted flours and cocoa. Fold coconut through. Spread into prepared pan, smoothing top.
  • 3
    Bake for 15-20 minutes, until firm. Cool completely in pan.
  • 4
    To make icing, combine coffee and water, stirring until coffee dissolves. Add icing sugar and butter, and mix well. Stir in enough hot water until icing is a spreadable consistency. Spread over slice.
  • 5
    Cut into squares. Serve dusted with cocoa and grated chocolate.

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