Chocolate crunch slice

Today I put my baking apron on again and made a delectable chocolate and coconut slice

Treat the whole family or yourself 😉 with this simple recipe

Makes 30 small squares

¼ cups desiccated coconut
1 cup plain flour
½ cup self-raising flour
½ cup caster sugar
2 tbsp cocoa
160g butter, melted
2 eggs, whisked
1 tsp vanilla extract

2 cups pure icing sugar
2 tbsp cocoa
20g butter, melted
2 tbsp hot water
2 tbsp desiccated coconut, extra

Preheat oven to 180˚C. Grease and line a 30cm x 20cm slab pan with baking paper. Combine coconut, flours, sugar and cocoa in a large bowl. Add butter, eggs and vanilla. Stir until well combined. Press into base of prepared slab pan. Bake for 15 minutes or until firm to the touch. Cool.

Sift icing sugar and cocoa into a bowl. Add butter and water. Stir until a smooth, spreadable consistency. Spread over cold base. Sprinkle with coconut. Refrigerate.

3 Cut into small squares and serve. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

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