Raspberry and Oat Slice

by Katrina - The Organised Housewife

Thank you to reader Karen for submitting one of her favourite recipes, Raspberry and Oat Slice.  It looks delicious, but I am very intrigued by the spinach puree!

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Raspberry and Oat Slice

  • Author: Katrina
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 50 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 mins

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups instant oats
  • 1 ¼ cup plain flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract or imitation vanilla
  • ¾ cup Butter
  • 1 cup homemade Raspberry or blackberry jam
  • ½ cup spinach puree

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven on 180C.
  2. Lightly grease a square baking tray.
  3. In a large bowl combine oats, flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, salt and vanilla, mix well.
  4. Add the butter and mix well but do not over mix. You will still see clumps of the butter.
  5. Set aside 1/3 of the oat mix.
  6. Press remaining mix into the tray. Bake until lightly browned on the sides but not fully baked (about 10 – 15 minutes).
  7. Mix the spinach and raspberry jam together in a small bowl.
  8. Spread the raspberry mixture over the part baked layer, and top with the remaining oat mixture, baking until the topping is slightly browned (approx. 20 – 25 minutes).
  9. Allow to cool on a rack before cutting into bars.

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