Thursday, November 21, 2013
2 1/4 cups plain flour
1/3 cup brown sugar
180g butter,chilled, chopped
2 tbsps chilled water
4 granny smith apple, peeled, cored, sliced
1 tbsp caster sugar
1/2 small lemon juiced
1/4 cup rolled oats
1/3 cup shredded coconut
1.Preheat oven to 180C.Light grease a 3cm deep, 16cm X 26cm (base) slab pan. Line with baking paper, allowing 2cm overhang at both long ends.Process flour,brown sugar and butter in a food processor until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add 1 1/2 tbsps chilled water. Process until mixture just comes together, adding more water if required.
2.Wrap 3/4 cup dough in greaseproof paper. Refrigerate until firm. Press remaining dough into prepared pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes of until light golden.Allow to cool completely in pan.
3. Meanwhile, place apples, caster sugar and 1 tbsp lemon juice in a saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar dissolved.Increase heat to medium-low.Cover and cook, stirring occasionally 15 minutes or until soft and pulpy. Allow to cool completely.Stir in sultanas.
4. Spoon apple mixture over pastry base.Coarsely grate chilled dough into a bowl. Add oats and coconut.Stir to combine.Sprinkle over apple mixture. Bake slice for 35-40 minutes or until golden. Allow to cool completely in pan. Serve.
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