Almond Coconut Slices
|Plain flour||3 Ounce|
|Butter||2 1⁄2 Ounce|
|Sugar||2 Teaspoon (Leveled)|
|Water||1 Tablespoon (1 dessertspoon)|
Rub butter into sifted dry ingredients.
Mix sugar into water and mix into butter mixture.
Roll into 12" x 4" oblong on floured board.
Put on baking sheet and pinch edges with finger and thumb to form a 14 -inch ridge round pastry.
Spread base of pastry with jam.
Filling: 1/2 oz. ground almonds, 11/2 oz.desiccated coconut, 1 level tspn, cornflour, 3 dssrtspns.
golden syrup, 1 oz. chopped blanched almonds.
Put all ingredients, except chopped almonds, into pan and heat gently till well mixed.
Spread this over the jam on pastry.
Sprinkle with chopped almonds.
Bake at 400 F for about 20 minutes.
Cut into slices when cold.