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Oaty Date Slice Recipe

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Oaty Date Slice Recipe

This Oaty Date Slice Recipe  is a healthier slice of oats, seeds and dates cooked with minimum butter and sugar.

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To make this Oaty Date Slice Recipe you will need the following ingredients:
200g / 8 oz dried dates - chopped
3 tablespoons boiling water
150g / 6 oz butter
3 tablespoons golden syrup
200g / 8 oz plain flour or wholemeal
75g / 3 oz light brown sugar
75g / 3 oz porridge oats
1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
1 tablespoon bran (optional)
1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds


    • To make this Oaty Date Slice Recipe
    • Cover the dates with the boiling water and leave to soften and seep
    • Melt the butter and syrup together in a small pan
    • Meanwhile mix the flour, seeds, oats and sugar together in a bowl
    • Pour over the butter mix and stir together
    • Spoon half the mix in to the bottom of a 6 - 8 inch greased tin
    • Spoon on the dates, spreading evenly
    • Spoon over the rest of the pastry mix
    • Bake in a preheated oven gas 3 / 150*c for 40 minutes
    • Score in to 12 slices while still hot
    • Cool
Preparation time (duration): 20 minutes
Cooking time (duration): 40 minutes
Number of servings (yield): Makes 12
Meal type: No Preference
Culinary tradition: No Preference

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