Easiest Chocolate Coconut Slice

Well this recipe lived up to its name. This is really, really easy.

Half way through doing the washing up last night I realised I had nothing for morning tea for kids lunch boxes. I was so tired and did not feel like driving to the shops or baking and then I remembered reading about this recipe from Bill Granger’s ‘Feed Me Now’.

I put on a saucepan with some butter to melt and tipped the remaining ingredients in a bowl. Stirred in the butter and pressed it into a tin. Baked it and it was done. I’m ashamed to point out exactly how much we have eaten since last night as I believe most of the eating was done by me. But I thought it is a good testament to how incredibly delicious it really is.

I have blocks of Lindt 50% dark chocolate stocked up in my pantry and I just used one of those which is 100g. It was perfect even though the recipes calls for 150g.

easiest chocolate coconut slice

(from Bill Granger’s ‘Feed Me Now’)

250g unsweetened desiccated coconut
220g caster sugar
100g butter, melted and cooled
2 medium eggs, lightly beaten
150g good quality dark chocolate, chopped

Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Line a 30 x 20cm baking tin.

In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients and press into the prepared tin. Bake for 20 minutes or until firm.

Allow to cool for 5 minutes then cut into rectangles in the tin and then leave to cool completely.

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