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Apricot Slices

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Ingredients
  Margarine 4 Ounce (115 Grams)
  Dried apricots 4 Ounce, soaked overnight (115 Grams)
  Caster sugar 2 Ounce (55 Grams)
  Flour 6 Ounce (175 Grams)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Brown sugar 8 Ounce (225 Grams)
  Vanilla essence 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped walnuts 3 Ounce (85 Grams)
  Icing sugar 2 Ounce (55 Grams)
Directions

Drain the apricots and chop them into small pieces.
In a large mixing bowl, cream the margarine and sugar together until light and creamy.
Rub 115 g - 4 oz of flour into the mixture until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Press this mixture into a lightly greased baking sheet, and bake in a pre heated oven for about 25 minutes until golden.
Meanwhile combine the remaining flour, with the baking flour and salt.
In a second bowl gradually beat the eggs into the brown sugar and whisk thoroughly.
Add this to the flour mixture and stir constantly adding the vanilla essence chopped apricots and walnuts.
Spread this over the top of the cooked pastry layer in the tin.
Bake for a further 30 minutes.
Remove the tin from the oven and cool.
Slice into preferred sizes and roll in icing sugar.
Delicious served warm or cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apricot
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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