Sunday, February 7, 2010

Orange and nut slice

Orange and nut slice

This recipe has been adapted from one by Emma, from ''.It is very different to most slices/biscuits in that the orange flavor is very assertive. It is very easy to make in the TMX. and cuts into 16 serves. It has no flour, no cane sugar, no added fats.

1 1/2 cups oats
1 cup almonds,( I used cashews)
1 cup apricots (or other dried fruit)
2/3 cup of coconut
1 whole orange
1/3 cup of honey
1/3 cup of yogurt.
1/2 teasp. Cinnamon or other spice that you like.

Zap nuts not too fine, set aside
Zap apricots with 3 presses of Turbo,set aside
Cut orange into 1/4 and place in bowl.Zap, 10 to 15 secs., speed 9, scrape down.
Add all other wet ingred. and mix speed 5 for 10 secs.
Slowly add 3/4 dry ingreds.speed 1 reverse, until mixed ( about 1 min.)
Remove lid and fold remaining ingred. into mix in bowl

Pour into 20 x 20 cm. cake pan , lined with baking paper, and press down.
Bake at 180 for 30 to 40 mins.or until top is brown
Remove from oven and stand for 20 mins. to cool before removing from tin
Cut when completely cold.

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