02 February 2008

Aunty Winnie's Apricot Slice

  • Soak 1 cup dried apricots in boiling water until soft; drain well.
  • Cream 8 oz butter and 1 cup sugar
  • Beat in 2 eggs
  • Sift & add 3 cups flour, 2 tsp baking powder & a pinch of salt
  • Add drained apricots. Mix well
  • Put in a flat tin & bake 325oF/160oC for 30 minutes.

ICING: Boil 3 Tbsp milk & 3 Tbsp butter & 1-2 Tbsp sugar for ~2 minutes. Cool slightly and add lots of vanilla essence, touch of lemon juice & enough icing sugar to make a spreadable consistency. Ice slice whilst fairly warm, cut into squares when nearly cold.


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