Jam Polenta Bars

This is a lovely slice that has a slight grittiness from the polenta mixed with almond meal.  This recipe could potentially be gluten free, if the self-raising flour was replaced with the gluten free version.  The jam used in this recipe was cherry, but any flavoured jam or whatever you have opened can be used…

Peach Jam Yoghurt Crumble Slice

This delicious slice is very easy to make. My mum made some chunky peach jam using peaches from my tree. The chunky pieces of fruit in the jam helps to give some texture. The yoghurt topping is light and creamy with a very subtle hint of honey.  The crumble or streusel ties the whole slice…

Chocolate Raspberry Coconut Slice

The original recipe called this a Lamington Slice.  However, this slice is very much like the classic Raspberry Coconut Slice recipe (I will provide this recipe later).  The only difference is the base, which is chocolate flavoured.  The base has a lovely chocolate shortbread type texture with a layer of jam and topped with a…

Old English Matrimonial Slice

A crunchy oaty and at the same time moreish slice.  And it is so simple to make. I use whatever jam I have opened, which makes this recipe versatile. The history of this slice suggest it may have come from Canada and original version used a date filling rather than the jam. Both fillings are delicious.  If you want to…

Marmalade Custard Cake

Also known as a magic custard cake.  A simple mixture that resembles a thick-ish running mixture which magically transform during baking – the bottom layer becomes like a thick baked custard with a spongy cake on top.  The original recipe used orange marmalade (hence the name), however, I used whatever jam I had opened at…

Jam Streusel Slice

A delicious buttery slice that is filled with jam and topped with streusel. The great thing about this recipe is that any sort of jam can be used. I usually go for anything that is opened. When I made this yesterday, I used apricot jam – yum!.   225g unsalted butter 150g caster sugar 1…