Oaty apple and apricot slice

This golden slice makes a delicious, homely dessert served with ice-cream.

  • 40 mins cooking
  • Serves 8
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Oaty apple and apricot slice
  • 1 cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 185 gram butter, melted
  • 2 small green apples, sliced


Oaty apple and apricot slice
  • 1
    Grease a 19cm x 29cm lamington pan and line base with baking paper. Place dried apricots in small saucepan with ½ cup water, bring to the boil then reduce heat and simmer uncovered for about 3 minutes or until apricots are softened and water is absorbed.
  • 2
    Combine the oats with the brown sugar and sifted flour in a large bowl, stir in butter and mix well. Press two-thirds of the mixture over base of prepared pan. Arrange apple slices evenly over base then top with apricots. Sprinkle evenly with remaining oat mixture and press down lightly.
  • 3
    Bake in a 180°C preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with cream or ice-cream, if desired.


Slice will keep for several days stored in an airtight container.

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