Oatmeal Slice

Try this simple but lovely recipe for an oatmeal slice to include in your children’s lunchbox.

  • 2½ C rolled oats    
  • ¼ C ground almonds
  • 90 g coconut oil    
  • ½ c rapadura sugar
  • 1 or 2 Tbs treacle
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¾ C flour
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 C desiccated coconut
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 pieces of fruit eg apple and pear

Using a food processor, combine oats, almonds, vinegar, oil, sugar, treacle, cinnamon and flour.  Gradually add water to mixture until it forms a smooth paste, then soak overnight.  In the morning, preheat oven to 180°C and grease a baking tray (30 x 20cm).  Add the eggs, baking soda and coconut to the oats mixture and stir well.  Pour mixture into baking tray (it should be about 2-4cms thick).  Thinly slice the fresh fruit and arrange on top.  Bake for 45-50 mins or until top is lightly browned and skewer comes out clean.