Sunday, August 11, 2013

Ginger macadamia slice






125g butter, plus extra to grease tin

1 cup caster sugar

1 1/4 cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

2 tsp ground ginger


50g butter

1 cup icing sugar

2 tbsp golden syrup

2 tsp ground ginger

1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts, lightly toasted





Heat oven to 160 degrees C fan bake.


Grease a 17cm x 27cm slice tin with butter.


Place butter and sugar in a bowl and beat with an electric mixer until pale and creamy.


Sift flour, baking powder and ginger over the creamed mixture, then stir to combine.


Press into the base of the prepared tin.


Bake for 25 to 30 minutes then remove to cool.


For the topping, place the butter, icing sugar, golden syrup and ginger in a saucepan over a medium heat until the butter melts.


Bring to the boil for one minute.


Pour topping over cooked base and scatter with chopped macadamias.


Cut into squares while still warm.


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