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Chocolate Coconut Slice

You know the feeling, you are going to a dinner party and have promised to bring along a homemade dessert but you don’t have hours to fuss over an elaborate creation. Well, this Chocolate Coconut Slice is perfect for you.Β  There is no electric mixer required, only 15 minutes prep time and 25 minutes bake time.

Just before the slice comes out of the oven, prepare the icing. Β This needs to be spread over the hot slice to allow for a lovely even distribution.Β For the finishing touch, sprinkle some coconut over the top.

Delicious on its own, but to fancy it up, you could add a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.Β  For the next level of greatness some scattered berries on the side will make your dessert complete.

Chocolate Coconut Slice

This is a never fail recipe.  If you make it once it will win your heart.


Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Author Helen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Plain Flour
  • 1 cup Self Raising Flour
  • 1 tablespoon Cocoa
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 210 gms Butter, melted
  • 2 cups Desiccated Coconut
  • 150 grams Vanilla Yoghurt
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 2 Eggs, lightly beaten

Chocolate Icing

  • 2 cups Icing Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Cocoa
  • 40 grams Melted Butter
  • 3 tablespoons Milk
  • 2 tablespoons Desiccated Coconut

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 c. and line baking tray (32 cm x 24 cm).

  2. Sift flours and cocoa into large bowl.

  3. Add remaining ingredients and stir until well combined.

  4. Spread mixture evenly in tray and bake for 25 minutes. 

Chocolate Icing

  1. Just before taking slice out of oven, sift icing sugar and cocoa into small bowl. Add melted butter and milk. Mix until smooth and shinny.

  2. Spread icing over slice while hot from the oven.  Scatter coconut over icing. 

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