A shortbread like base topped with jam and lots of nuts what’s not to like? Bill Granger’s nutty slice.
55g + 110g castor sugar
2 tsp vanilla essence
200g almond flakes
2 Tb milk
225 g plain flour
40 g corn flour
1/2 -3/4 cup jam
Preheat oven to 180C
Line a 24x20cm rectangular tray.
In a pan, heat 55g sugar, milk, almonds, 1 tsp of essence and 60g of the butter, stirring to make sugar melt. Remove and cool the mix.
Rest of butter beat with the remaining sugar and vanilla till creamy.
Sift the flours and add to the beaten mix gradually beating on low speed.
Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 12 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for 10 minutes. Now spread the jam on then top it with the nut mix.
Bake for 20 minutes.
Makes about 20 x 5cm slices.
Recipe Source: Bill Granger