Jam & Coconut Slice
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Recipe type: Baking
Cuisine: Australian
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Serves: 12-16
 
Grandma's classic Coconut & Jam slice. Soooo good!
Ingredients
  • Base:
  • 2 cups Plain Flour
  • ½ cup Caster Sugar
  • 125g Non-Dairy Spread
  • 1 small Banana
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence
  • Centre:
  • 1 cup Jam
  • Topping:
  • 6 tablespoons Aquafaba (drained liquid from canned chickpeas)
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon Cream of Tartar
  • 2 cups Coconut, desiccated
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 180c
  2. Grease and line a 24cm square lamington pan or cake tin.
  3. Process flour, sugar, spread, banana and vanilla essence to form a dough.
  4. Press dough into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes until lightly golden.
  6. Spread jam over warm base.
  7. Whip aquafaba on high speed with a whisk attachment.
  8. When white and frothy add Cream of Tartar
  9. Add sugar slowly and gradually until peaks for and mixture is 'meringue' like.
  10. Gently fold through the Coconut and spread over the jam.
  11. Bake for 25 minutes.
  12. Cool completely in pan.
  13. Slice into generous pieces and enjoy!
Recipe by The Vegan Pantry at https://theveganpantry.com.au/sweets/jam-coconut-slice/