Fruit and Nut Butterscotch Slice

Fruit and Nut Butterscotch

Fruit and Nut Butterscotch Slice – These delicious butterscotch slices add a fruit ‘n’ nut twist to an old-fashioned favourite, resulting in an irresistibly ‘more-ish’ treat!

Fruit and Nut Butterscotch

For the base:
125g Marie biscuits
60g butter
1 egg
For the topping:
¾ cup soft dark brown sugar
125g butter
2 tbsp plain flour
2 tbsp thickened cream
½ cup of sultanas
150g chopped mixed nuts (eg almonds, walnuts, cashews, etc)

To make the base
1. Finely crush Marie biscuits, either by hand or using a food processor.
2. Melt the butter and add it to the biscuit crumbs along with the egg.
3. Mix until a large ball is formed, then press firmly into a greased dish. Refrigerate.

To make the topping
4. Place sugar and butter in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
5. Remove from heat and stir in the flour and cream.
6. Stir in the nuts and sultanas and reheat until mixture comes to the boil.
7. Pour mixture over base and refrigerate until set. Cut into squares to serve.

By Robyn Antanovskii
Australia's Student Newspaper, trying to Improve Student Life. We publish articles written by students from across Australia and the world!

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