Carrot fruity slice
Time to make: 35 mins
( Hands-on time: 10 mins )
Total cost: $ 8.40 / $ 0.35 per serve
(at time of publication)
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 150ml sunflower oil
- 3 eggs, lightly beaten
- 150g (1 1/2 cups) grated carrot
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 50g (1/3 cup) dried apricots, finely chopped
- 1 orange, zest and juice
- 2 tablespoons walnut pieces
- 1 1/4 cups self-raising flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 3 tablespoons icing sugar
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 1g
Dietary fibre 1g
1 Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and line a slice pan base with baking paper.
2 Mix sugar, oil and egg together in a large bowl. Stir in carrot, raisins, apricots, orange zest and walnuts.
3 Add flour, soda and cinnamon just to combine. Spoon into pan and bake for 25 minutes until firm to touch. Cool slightly then turn onto cooling rack.
4 To make icing, mix the icing sugar with the orange juice and a little water to make a runny icing. Drizzle over bars before cutting in even-sized pieces.
This slice can be frozen for 3 weeks, or slice will keep in an airtight container in a cool place (unfrozen) for 4 days.
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Hanu de Jong
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