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Hedgehog slice

Hedgehog slice
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Serving Size: Serves 10 or more
Cooking time: More than 1 hour
Course: Cakes/baking
Season: All year round

Hedgehog slice
INGREDIENTS

250g plain biscuits, broken into small pieces
½ cup desiccated coconut
½ cup caster sugar
½ cup chopped pecan nuts
¼ cup cocoa powder
100g dark chocolate, chopped
100g butter
1 tablespoon golden syrup
1 egg, lightly beaten
Chocolate topping
200g dark chocolate, chopped
50g unsalted butter, chopped
METHOD

  1. Lightly grease an 18 x 28cm slice pan. Line base and two long sides with baking paper, extending paper 2cm above pan edge.

  2. In a large bowl, combine biscuits, coconut, sugar, nuts and cocoa.

  3. In a small saucepan, stir chocolate, butter and syrup together over low heat for 4-5 minutes until the mixture is melted and well combined. Cool slightly. Add egg. Blend mixture into dry ingredients.

  4. Press mixture firmly into prepared pan using a fork. Chill for 30 minutes until firm.

  5. Chocolate topping: melt chocolate and butter in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Spread over chilled slice. Chill for 45 minutes until set.

  6. Using a hot knife, cut slab into squares. Store chilled in an airtight container.




Top tips You can chop the biscuits up, or just place them in a sealed bag, remove air and crush lightly using a mallet or rolling pin.


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