This delicious Strawberry Coconut Slice is a great slice for sharing with family and friends. They will love the soft base and crunchy coconut top.
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Strawberry Coconut Slice

Servings 35 pieces

Ingredients

Pastry

  • 60 g butter
  • 1/4 cup caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 1/4 cups SR Flour sifted

Topping

  • 1/2 cup strawberry jam
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg

Instructions

Pastry

  • Grease a 28x18cm (lamington tray) pan.
  • Preheat oven to 180˚C.
  • Beat the butter and sugar to a cream.
  • Add the egg and beat well.
  • Add the vanilla essence and mix well.
  • Slowly add the flour and mix to a stiff paste.
  • Press this mixture evenly into prepared pan.
  • Spread the strawberry jam evenly over the base mixture.

Topping

  • Beat the egg with the coconut and sugar until well combined.
  • Spread over the strawberry jam.
  • Bake in a moderate oven until golden brown.
  • Cool and then cut into slices.

Notes

You can use any jam you wish. Strawberry jam is our boys favourite, so I always have some on hand.