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  • 20 mins prep
  • 25 mins cook

Apricot and sultana slice with lemon icing

Apricot and sultana slice with lemon icing

A delightful buttery slice filled with fruit, nuts and topped with an irresistible lemon icing.


Apricot and sultana slice

  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 90 g butter, chopped
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup sultanas
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg

Lemon icing

  • 2 cups icing sugar, sifted
  • 15 g butter, at room temperature
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


Apricot and sultana slice with lemon icing

  1. Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Lightly grease an 18x28cm slice pan. Line base and sides with baking paper.
  2. Sift flour and spice together into a large bowl. Using fingertips, rub in butter, until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in sugar and fruit. Blend in combined milk and egg. Mix to a stiff dough.
  3. Spoon mixture into prepared pan, smoothing top. Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden. Cool in pan for 5 minutes before tuming onto a wire rack to cool.
  4. To make icing: In a small bowl, combine icing sugar and butter. Stir in lemon juice a little at a time, beating to desired consistency. Spread over cool slice.
  5. Chill for 1 hour until firm. Cut into squares.
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