Recipe:

Peanut Butterscotch Slice

Peanut Butterscotch Slice recipe

Looking to impress at your next afternoon tea? Look no further than this creamy, gooey, decadent butterscotch treat ... Better keep this link handy since all those who try it will most certainly be asking for the recipe.

Preparation time Prep: 10 mins
set time set: 30 mins
bake time bake: 60 mins
serves:
12

You will need:

  • 1 cup plain all-purpose flour
  • ⅔ cup desiccated coconut
  • ⅔ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup roasted smashed macadamia nuts
  • 150g melted margarine
  • Pinch salt
Butterscotch filling
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 125g margarine
  • 800g condensed coconut cream (e.g. Coco Lopez brand)
  • Pinch salt
Chocolate topping
  • 200g plant based dark chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt to finish
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Recipe: Simon Toohey

Directions:

  • 1Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • 2Place all the biscuit ingredients into a bowl and mix until thick and combined.
  • 3Press into a 20 x 20cm baking tray until tightly packed. Place in the oven and cook for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden.
  • 4In the meantime, in a pan on medium heat, add all butterscotch filling ingredients.
  • 5Keep stirring until the sauce is smooth and slightly thickened.
  • 6Once you have removed the biscuit base from the oven, pour over the peanut butterscotch mixture, angling the tin to make sure it spreads out smoothly and evenly.
  • 7Place back in the oven for a further 20 minutes or until golden.
  • 8Once the pan is not super hot, place in the fridge to cool and set.
  • 9For the final layer of chocolate, chop the dark chocolate finely and place in a large steel or glass bowl which is set on top of a pan or pot with a little water in it. Ensure the bowl isn't actually touching the water. Bring the water to a boil.
  • 10Add the oil to your chocolate bowl and stir until the chocolate is melted and smoothly blended. Pour the chocolate over the cooled peanut butterscotch.
  • 11Sprinkle with a little salt and place in the fridge to set before slicing.
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