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Hazelnut Carrot Slice

This is a fantastic, easy to make slice that will be a real treatfor both children and adults.

  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • cup sugar
  • cup of finely grated carrot ( about two medium carrots)
  • 1/3 cup desiccated coconut
  • cup chopped roasted Hazelnuts
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 90g butter, melted

Frosting

  • 125g cream cheese
  • 1 cups icing sugar
  • 30g butter, melted
  • 1 tsp lemon juice (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to moderate 180 deg C or 170 fan forced
  2. Line a 23 cm square slice tin with baking paper
  3. In a large mixing bowl add flour, cinnamon, sugar, coconut and chopped hazelnuts mix till just combined.
  4. Add eggs, butter, sultanas and carrot mix till all combined.
  5. Spread evenly into prepared tin and smooth surface; bake for 30 minutes until golden and just firm to touch.
  6. When cooked remove from oven. Cool in tin, then turn out for icing.
  7. To make icing. Beat cream cheese till soft. Then add icing sugar, beat for 2 minutes with electric beaters or by hand till smooth soft and fluffy. Add lemon juice and beat till combined.
  8. Spread icing over cooled slice cut into squares to serve.

    This slice can be stored for 2 days in and air tight container or in the fridge for 3 days . Can be frozen for up to 2 months in the freezer without icing.

Hazelnut Carrot Slice