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Sherry Fruit Slice


Sherry Fruit Slice


  • 125g Copha
  • 250g crushed Milk Coffee Biscuits
  • 90g Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon Mixed Spice
  • 125g chopped Dates
  • 45g chopped Raisins
  • 30g chopped Mixed Nuts
  • Grated rind of 1 Orange
  • 3 tablespoons Sherry
  • 1 tablespoon Coffee Essence


 You will need
A mixing bowl, a wooden spoon, a saucepan and an 18cm square cake tin


  • Melt the copha an a saucepan over a low heat
  • Put the biscuit crumbs, brown sugar, salt, cocoa, mixed spice fruit, nuts and orange rind into a large mixing bowl
  • Add the sherry and coffee essence to the melted copha
  • Pour the copha mixture over the dry ingredients and mix well
  • Press the mixture into a foil lined cake tin and chill to set
  • When firm cut the slice into bite sized pieces
  • Store in the fridge until required




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