This recipe has been floating around the Ugly Binder for much longer than I'd realised and, now that I've finally made it, I'm kicking myself for putting it off for so long. This sweet slice is deliciously easy and, while it might not look all that special, it sure have a lovely flavour.
Date Muesli Slice
from Australian Table, July 2006
125g butter, melted, plus extra, to grease
3/4 cup raw sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup plain flour, sifted
1/2 cup pitted dates, chopped
1/2 cup sultanas
1/2 cup slivered almonds
1. Preheat oven to 190C. Grease and line a 17 x 27cm slice or baking pan.
2. Combine butter, sugar and eggs in a large bowl. Stir in oats, flour, dates, sultanas and almonds. Mix well. Press mixture into prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes, until golden brown. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
3. Slice into rectangles. (Yeah, mine are squares!)