Fruit, Seed & Nut Muesli Slice

This nutritious sweet bar is new on the menu. It has a soft texture and a zesty citrus flavour and is wheat free.

 

  • 300gm butter
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 190gm peanut butter (or make your own cashewnut butter – see below)
  • 3 tsp vanilla essence
  • 45gm rice flour
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 3/4 tsp mixed spice
  • 4 1/2 cups instant oats
  • 1 orange, zested
  • 2 lemons, zested
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup dessicated coconut
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 3/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 3/4 cup currants
  • 1/2 mixed peel

 

Heat butter and maple syrup in microwave till melted.

Stir in peanut or cashewnut butter and vanilla essence.

Place rest of ingredients into a large bowl.

Make a well in the centre.

Pour in butter mix. Combine well.

Press evenly into a swiss roll tin lined with baking paper

Sprinkle with 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds

Bake at 170C for 35-40 minutes until evenly brown all over.

Cool completely. Carefully cut into bars with a serrated knife.

 

Cashew nut butter

3 cups cashewnuts

3/4 cup rice oil or similar

Process in a food processor until combined

 

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