Bake for 30-35 minutes until firm and golden. Bake for 35-40 minutes. Donna Hay kitchen tools, homewares, books and baking mixes. x. Maggie is worth a visit, it’s quite unique! Copyright © Marietjie Swart and Jaco Swart. Everyone will go nuts for this dairy-free date and walnut slice. holes into the top of the pastry. Healthier Date Cashew Caramel Chocolate Slice Jump to Recipe Print Recipe After posting a ridiculously yummy, but ridiculously bad-for-you recipe for caramel chocolate slice that my husband loves (and occasionally bakes for his mates when they go on their hunting or fishing trips), I thought “right! Preheat the oven to 170°C. We all love dates at our house and I love a no-bake slice , Thanks Ellen. They can be flavoured with vanilla or brandy and can be cut into squares or rolled into balls. Blend in butter and egg, mixing well. Add the egg and mix well. Makes around 12 bars or 16 slices Takes 15 minutes • 220 gm dates, chopped • 100 gm butter • 20 gm brown sugar (optional) We are totally into dates and have them everyday. Using a teaspoon drop rough balls of the mixture on to the trays, keeping in mind the biscuits will spread a little. Remove the tray from the oven and spread the date mash evenly over the base. Remove from heat and allow mixture to cool down a somewhat. Keeps in the fridge for at least a week (if it’s not eaten beforehand). I’ve been coming for the last 10 years and it’s just the same!!!!! You can buy date paste at Middle Eastern grocery stores. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Now about that slice. “Marema” (my MIL, Mary) makes this slice for all of us on the island every year and it’s a winner, it’s one of those ones that probably originally came out of the CWA but has been adapted over time to become a family favourite. Also, it’s really the only time of the year that all the cousins get to spend time together and the little ones adore the bigger ones, (and for the most part it’s vice versa!). Isn’t it nice how food can evoke great memories! Method. The toads are quite revolting but the slice is delicious – it’s old school fun with an old school recipe! Crush the biscuits into fingernail-size pieces. Allow … I’ll definitely be making this slice – always love a no-baking one. It’s perfect for holidays as it doesn’t require any baking just some chopping, stirring in a saucepan, mixing and whacking in the fridge. So good, particularly just out of the oven. Crush the biscuits into fingernail-size pieces. Allow to cool on the trays. Melt the butter and the sugar. (I tend to make 9 evenly spaced cuts in our Date Slice, 3 x 3). My six year old has asked to go back a few times. Thanks so much for stopping by. October 11, 2018 by Sammie Leave a Comment. Place in food processor and blitz until a smooth paste forms. Ever been to Magnetic Island? A very easy and quick slice to make. Using these cherries enhance the date square's flavour in a spectacular fashion. divide in half; roll half on a floured surface, into a rectangle large enough to fit into prepared pan; trim edges; spread with dates. Love that you were able to sneak some dates onto the island and for an amazing cause. Those photos make me want to jump on a plane right now – gorgeous. This is a favourite slice of mine. This easy recipe for no-bake gingernut slice is a real crowd pleaser. We are having our annual extended family holiday at the moment in the tropical, rustic beauty of Magnetic Island or “Maggie” as the locals call her, off the coast of Townsville, North Queensland. It’s good old fashioned fun, free range kids paddling about at the beach, rock climbing, making sandcastles, eating ice creams, fish and chips and BBQ’s every night. Required fields are marked *. Cane Toad racing is the best! I thought date slice would be close enough. Thanks for your post. Cool in pan. Bring to the boil, turn off and allow to cool slightly. Do you have a favourite slice that reminds you of family holidays? Unless otherwise stated everything posted on Boiled Eggs & Soldiers is © Victoria Tonner. Who doesn’t love a good Chocolate Date Slice, or a good Chocolate Date Cake for that matter. I love your MIL’s version – adding dates would be great! x. I definitely need to make this! It’s a special place isn’t it, very basic but beautiful. x, I’ve never been to Magnetic Island but have enjoyed many holidays with the girls on the islands at the Whitsundays. Bake for 20 minutes, until the slice is slightly risen and golden brown. Date and Walnut Slice. Place the baking tray into the oven and bake for 20 – 25 minutes until it is golden and the pastry cooked through. 1 packet of 250 gram Wine Biscuits ; 1/3 cup sugar ; 100 gram butter ; 250 gram chopped dates ; 1 egg (whisked) 1 teaspoon vanilla essence or brandy ; Optional: 2 to 4 tablespoons glazed cherries-in-brandy, quartered ; ¼ cup chopped walnuts ; Desiccated coconut to coat the squares; Method. At Ward McKenzie we proudly continue a family tradition of supplying generations of Australians \u0003with high quality, value for money food products. Nothing like the warmth of Northern Queensland. (Just don’t tell the people over at IQS who came out last week saying that dates were also on the “no no” list). Cool & slice. Fancy some news, reviews, recipes, subscriber discounts, freebies, AND a weekly meal plan? Dec 30, 2019 - Explore Lisa Salerno's board "Date slice" on Pinterest. It’s pretty basic which is part of the charm and it’s hot but it’s gloriously relaxing. Add dates and flour. Melt the butter and the sugar. Date Slice. Let it cool and then add egg. The first version was a promotional recipe from Bakers, makers of Marie biscuits in South Africa. Melt the butter and sugar in a saucepan Add the dates, vanilla and the egg and cook until the dates are soft Break the biscuits into 6 - 8 pieces and add to the … Quick Biscuit Recipe Quick Biscuits Baking Recipes Cookie Recipes Dessert Recipes Muffin Recipes Recipes Dinner Easy Desserts Date Slice. Quick Biscuit Recipe Quick Biscuits Baking Recipes Cookie Recipes Dessert Recipes Muffin Recipes Recipes Dinner Easy Desserts Date Slice. \u0003Our extensive range includes bi-carb soda (baking soda), herbs and spices, \u0003beans and legumes, soups and mixes, coconut products and a myriad \u0003of baking products. Sep 21, 2020 - Explore Lynette Brooker's board "Biscuits and Slices" on Pinterest. roll remaining dough to a rectangle to fit over the dates; trim to fit neatly. Date Slice. I think the locals probably want it kept a secret and as I was eavesdropping (everyone was squished into the only shady part of the beach so hard not to) on a conversation about those “Southerner helicopter parenting styles” (I backed slowly into the water at that point) it’s not for everyone but just in case you think it might be on your bucket list, here are some photo’s to tempt you and then I’ll get to the recipe for the most delicious, old fashioned, holiday slice, perfect for the Island. x, I went to Magnetic Island when I backpacked up the Eat Coast (many moons ago) and I thought it was paradise – so untouched and magical. This little beauty contains no refined white or brown sugars and is instead sweetened naturally … I’ve never had this but I sure wish I had! It’s quick, easy and totally delicious. Place the almonds into a food-processor or high-speed blender and mill until ground to a fine consistency (Thermomix: 8–10 sec/speed 7).Transfer to a bowl and set aside. We include two versions of plain date squares here. How about that cane toad racing? Press the dough into the lined tin with the back of a silicone spatula, and level out the top of the slice as best you can. Remove from the oven and, while still warm, slice into squares and leave to cool in the tin. Fold in the flour and the oats. 2 to 4 tablespoons glazed cherries-in-brandy, quartered. Only in the North!!! Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Melt butter, add sugar. Place dates, water and coconut oil in a small saucepan. Quick and easy dinner or decadent dessert - recipes for any occasion. Thanks Sammie. Marema’s Date & Biscuit Fridge Slice & a bit about Magnetic Island, last week saying that dates were also on the “no no” list, https://www.boiledeggsandsoldiers.com/2015/04/maremas-date-biscuit-fridge-slice-a-bit-about-magnetic-island/. If a no-bake slice is your thing, my APRICOT WEETBIX SLICE recipe is also very easy and popular with my kids. Stir through coconut, dates, sugar and zest. Refrigerate for a few hours and cut into small squares. Luckily the toads are all in the past now hey! Will check out your no bake slices too. Saved by Victoria Young. Sift flour into a large bowl. They are usually covered in desiccated coconut to make them less sticky, and some recipes add more butter to make them softer, but the basic recipe remains the same. I want to lose the cane toad race too. So, if you want an easy, good ol’ fashioned slice as a treat this is just the ticket. Spread the topping evenly over the date paste and gently pat it down. It’s a yummy one and Magnetic Island is like a step back in time too! I have a repetoire of no bake slices with varying ingredients but the one thing they have in common, is that they’re all delicious! This sounds very much like a hedgehog I make… only better!!! Unbaked, refrigerated squares or balls that are made from dates and crushed biscuits are a South African favourite. It has a somewhat firmer texture. Add the dates and simmer until the mixture is soft and mushy. Bake. Date Slice with Weet-Bix Recipe | Australia's Best Recipes. Ooh and Magnetic Island is definitely up there on my bucket list! Never made it back in all these years which is a shame. Food photos by Jaco Swart. Pour into a Swiss roll tin then bake until golden brown. Note: We keep glazed cherries, half-covered with brandy, in a glass screw-top jar in the fridge. You may need to rotate the tray part way through the bake. The slice is a winner! 1 packet Marie or Milk arrowroot biscuits 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 C desiccated coconut; Instructions. Thanks for stopping by and sharing some baking love with us over at Fabulous Foodie Fridays. Line base and sides with baking paper, extending sides 2cm above pan edge. Love Chris xx, It’s a balmy 25 degrees at 10.00pm, so lovely! Mum’s Date Slice 02/05/2019 by Gina 2 Comments Mum and I shared a love of food and cooking, but it was only as I got older and had my own family that I realised just how much I had learned from watching mum in the kitchen as a youngster. Cane Toad racing is certainly unique! The kids loved Horseshoe Bay. I popped my cane toad racing cherry in Port Douglas on my first visit down under way back in 2002 and my friend’s toad won, so she had to kiss him, I thought I was going to die laughing! It is sold for making ma’mools. Yum! Always gets eaten. I kissed a lot of toads in my past , I’m sure it hasn’t changed since you were last here. (I never thought to do a search for date pillows. Assemble the date slice: Turn dough on to a floured surface and knead lightly. Dates are great aren’t they and this slice is a great way to have them. See more ideas about Recipes, Slices recipes, Baking. A couple of years ago now and it was lovely. We’ve had a family holiday on ‘Maggie’ too Vicki. 1 packet Marie or Milk arrowroot biscuits, Add the dates, vanilla and the egg and cook until the dates are soft, Break the biscuits into 6 - 8 pieces and add to the date mixture, combine well, Sprinkle coconut over the bottom of a lamington tray (you might want to lightly grease the bottom first), Put the mixture into the tray and press it down firmly and smooth it out, Sprinkle coconut over the top and then put into the fridge to set hard. Shops that specialise in South African products: We announce new recipes on our Facebook group, and share titbits about our cooking. Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. April 2020. PLUS when you subscribe receive a FREE downloadable list of over 100 lunchbox ideas! Melt butter or margarine on low heat & add sugar. When cold slice again, remove the squares from the dish and store in a tin. Press mixture into a greased slice tin and sprinkle with coconut. What’s your view on dates? Served as is, or cover in coconut to prevent the squares from sticking to each other. Crush the biscuits & add to mixture and mix all together. The second version use New Zealand's Vanilla Wine biscuits (sold in larger 250 gram packets). Add beaten egg and vanilla. Makes about 36 biscuits. I also have a WEETBIX BLISS BALL recipe and 2 Weetbix Muffin Recipes: FEIJOA MUFFINS and APPLE & DATE MUFFINS which are fabulous. Thank you, Cook Books, Foodie Blogs & All Things Food. Once baked remove the tray from the oven and Grease and line a square 22 cm baking tin and set aside. x, I like the sound of your MIL’s slice. Add in the dates and vanilla essence . Date slice ... Chocolate Biscuits Chocolate Cookies Melting Chocolate Date Slice Biscotti Biscuits Dried Dates Delicious Chocolate Cookie Bars. If you are looking for a more allergy-friendly traditional rice bubble slice … Filed Under: Biscuits, Cookies and Slices, Chocolate, RECIPES Tagged With: bake these without a mixer, baking, chocolate and dates, chocolate date slice, Chocolate slice, Dates, easy slices, Lunch box slice, lunchbox slices Spread mixture into a lined container (we used a 150mm x 260mm brownie pan lined with foil). “I’m bored” ideas for holiday fun that doesn’t involve craft! There are so many great places to see in Australia, will now have to add Maggie to the list! See more ideas about Date slice, Slices recipes, Dessert recipes. Easy (2874) Vegetarian (1517) Quick (1387) Vegan (744) Dairy Free (311) Spread mixture over one half of the slice and place the other half on top. Have I tempted you? Spread the softened dates evenly over the top of the pastry base, then top with the remaining pastry that has been rolled out to fit. The mixture must be cool otherwise egg will curdle. Can be frozen. My easy chocolate slice reminds me of our family holidays to Noosa, I love how food does that! 1 pkt Biscuits (I used Arrowroot) 1 cup Butter; 1 cup Sugar; 1 cup Dates; 1 Egg (Optional) Coconut for the topping All rights reserved. Happy holidays! Cut it in half and roll out the pastry to fit the base of the baking tin, gently pushing the pastry into the corners. My no-bake chocolate Weetbix slice is a fudgy no bake slice for any one needing a chocolate hit, and with only 3 ingredients my no-bake apricot Weetbix slice is one of the easiest recipes around.. If no-bake slices are right up your alley, I have a few more on my site, which also use breakfast cereal staples. Lightly grease an 18 x 28cm slice pan. place flour, UNCLE TOBYS vita brits, coconut, sugar, butter, eggs and spice in the bowl of a food processor; process until well combined and mixture comes together. Your email address will not be published. Date and Muesli Slice Diabetes Australia plain flour, margarine, dates, plain flour, apples, cinnamon and 3 more Salted Almond Caramel Slice Happy Hearted Kitchen, Whole Foods. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Crispy date slice. It is much softer, more cake-like than a date pillow. Spread mixture into prepared pan. The only problem with this slice is that it tastes too good and every time I make it, it disappears so quickly, I don’t get a chance to capture it on camera. I’ve never been to Magnetic Island, but gee, these photos look so tempting, as does that slice! It was a great trip and I have a very similar photo of the toad race , I’ll try your slice recipe too. Ok … the end result was not much like date pillows but bloody good, nonetheless. Saved by Anne Becroft. ... 1 packet Gingernut biscuits (250g) (9oz), crushed 80g (3oz) sweetened condensed milk 80g (3oz) butter Icing. 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