Date and apple slice recipe

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15 min


25 min

This tasty treat can be whipped up in under an hour, though you’ll have to be quicker than that to get a slice!


  • 250g/9oz porridge Oats
  • 125g/4oz self raising flour
  • 125g/4oz wholemeal flour
  • 100g/3.5oz caster sugar
  • 250g/9oz spread
  • 1 x 411g tin stewed apple
  • 80g/3oz dates, chopped roughly
  • 1tsp mixed spice
  • 20 x 30cm, 12 x 18inch loose bottomed tin


  • Pre-heat the oven to 200°C/400°F/gas 4 . Grease the tin with spread. Weigh out the dry ingredients and rub in the remaining spread.

  • Put half the mixture in the tin and press down. In a bowl mix together the apple, dates, spice and stir. Pour this mixture on top of the oats and spread to about 2cm short of the edge.

  • Top with the rest of the oats, and press down firmly. Bake for 25 minutes until browned on top. Allow to cool completely and cut into slices 3 x 7cm.

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