Lucy’s Date and Oat Slice

Date and Oat Slice

Fancy a date night?

This is a slice but be warned it wont last for very long as everyone loves it.

You will need: **available at Scoop and Scales

– 175g flour**

-175g oats **

-175g butter or margarine

-50g brown sugar **

For the filling

-175g dates, stoned and chopped **

-2tbsp water

-1tbsp lemon juice

– 1 tbsp. Happy valley clear honey **

What to do:

  • Place all the filling ingredients in a small pan and simmer gently until the dates are soft.
  • Meanwhile, mix the flour and oats together, then rub in the butter.
  • Stir in the sugar and place half the mixture in a lined and greased shallow tin. (18cm). Press down the mixture firmly.
  • Cover with the date mixture and sprinkle over the remaining oat mixture. Press down firmly.
  • Bake in a preheated moderately hot oven. 190 deg C Gas mark 5 for 35-40 minutes.
  • Cut into slices whilst warm and then cool before removing from the tin.