Raisin squares

Recipe from: 11/21/2002 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 15
Servings 18
Time

Ingredients

  • FILLING
  • 500
    ml
    raisins
  • 250
    ml
    sugar
  • 5
    ml
    cornflour
  • 250
    ml
    water
  • 125
    ml
    sparkling apple juice
  • DOUGH
  • 625
    ml
    cake flour
  • 6
    ml
    bicarbonate of soda
  • 3
    ml
    salt
  • 375
    g
    butter
  • 375
    ml
    light brown sugar
  • 1
    extra-large egg
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 625
    ml
    oats
 

Method

 
Preheat oven to 180C.
Grease an 18 x 27 cm baking sheet and line with baking paper.
Filling:
Place the raisins and sugar in a food processor and process until smooth.
Transfer to a saucepan and add the cornflour, water and sparkling apple juice.
Heat, stirring continuously, until the mixture comes to the boil and thickens.
Leave to cool.
Dough:
Combine the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt.
Cream the butter and add the sugar, beating until the mixture is light and fluffy.
Beat in the egg and vanilla essence.
Add the flour mixture and oats.
Press half the dough into the prepared baking sheet, spread with the filling and crumble the remaining dough on top.
Bake for about 30 minutes or until golden brown.
Leave to cool in the pan before cutting into squares.
 

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