Easy Recipes

Lemony Fruit Slice

We hope your family enjoys this tasty slice as much as we do!

Ingredients

125g Butter
1 cup Caster sugar
1 Egg
1 cup Mixed dried fruit and nuts*
1 cup Plain flour
5 tbs Icing sugar
1 tsp Melted butter
½ Lemon (zest and juice only)

*Use any dried fruit and nuts you have available, such as apricots, dates, crystallised ginger, cranberries, sultanas, pecans and almonds. Cut the nuts, ginger and larger fruits into small pieces. Packet mixed fruit can be used just as it is.

Victoria Sponge

Method

  1. Pre-heat oven to 170°C and line the bottom of a flat slice tin.
  2. Place the butter and sugar in a large bowl and beat, using an electric mixer or a wooden spoon, until pale and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the egg and mix in the fruit and nuts.
  4. Add the flour and stir to combine.
  5. Transfer the mixture to the slice tin and spread evenly.
  6. Bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the top is browned evenly. Remove and allow the slice to cool in the tin.
  7. Combine the icing sugar with the melted butter, lemon juice and zest. Whisk until smooth.
  8. Spread the lemony icing over the cooled slice and allow it to set before cutting the slice into fingers.