Verjuice Slice

A sweet slice with a wonderful floral sent and a gooey centre.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 2 ⅓ cups plain flour
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups caster sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Rosewater*
  • 1/3 cup Verjuice

*optional

Method

  1. Pre-heat oven to 170 °C
  2. Grease baking tray using a small amount of butter.
  3. Sift 2 cups of flour with 1 cup of icing sugar.
  4.  Add melted butter and mix with hands until you get an even texture.
  5. Transfer to baking tray and pat out to even thickness.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes.
  7. Remove biscuit base from oven and set aside.
  8. Reduce oven to 150 °C
  9. Place caster sugar and verjuice in a heavy base saucepan.
  10. Stir on a low heat until sugar is completely dissolved.
  11. Allow verjuice sugar mixture to cool.
  12. Whisk together eggs.
  13. Slowly whisk verjuice mixture into eggs using a slow trickle.
  14. Sift 1/3 cup flour into mixture and t stir well.
  15. Pour over biscuit base and bake until just set*, about 40 minutes.
  16. Allow to completely cool and cut into even slices.
  17. Dust with icing sugar.

* make sure when baking that the slice is only just set so you get a wonderful gooey texture.

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