This is something an old friend at school family used to always make for parties and events. I don’t remember the recipe but I remember the ingredients, how it tasted (so good!) and the texture so thought I would try and recreate it. I loved it as a child. This isn’t spot on with their version but still good enough for me. My partner took some to work and a lady said it was the best slice she has had in a long time! Wow.

This is a great recipe to use up that 200g of sweetened condensed milk (leftovers? whats that?) and is very quick to whip up.

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Coconut Apricot Slice


  • Author: The road to loving my Thermo Mixer
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 60
  • Total Time: 75
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Ingredients

Base

  • 250g scotch finger biscuits
  • 50g softened butter, cubed
  • 30g desiccated coconut
  • 60g diced apricot, you can use more
  • 200g sweetened condensed milk

Topping

  • 150g white chocolate, broken up into small pieces

Instructions

  1. Line a lamington or slice tin with baking paper.
  2. Place white chocolate into bowl.
  3. Melt on speed 3, 50 degrees until melted. The time can vary depending on chocolate brand. I set for 5 minutes and watch.
  4. Pour into a bowl and set aside.
  5. There is no need to wash out the bowl.
  6. Place biscuits into bowl.
  7. Blitz using the turbo button until biscuits are broken up. This can be as coarse or fine as you like to suit your preferences. I prefer some texture.
  8. Add remaining base ingredients. Mix in speed 5 until just combined.
  9. Press mixture into tin. Using the back of your tmx measuring cup is a great way to do it.
  10. Pour over melted chocolate and smooth out.
  11. Place into the fridge to set.
  12. Cut into 18 pieces.

Notes

  • Use any dried fruit you like.
 

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Coconut Apricot Slice


  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 60
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Scale

Ingredients

  • 250g scotch finger biscuits
  • 50g softened butter, cubed
  • 30g desiccated coconut
  • 60g diced apricot, you can use more
  • 200g sweetened condensed milk

Topping

  • 150g white chocolate, broken up into pieces

Instructions

  1. Line a lamington or slice tin with baking paper.
  2. Place white chocolate into a microwave safe bowl.
  3. Melt chocolate in the microwave for 1.5 minutes, stopping every 30 seconds to stir. The time can vary depending on chocolate brand. Just keep watching it.
  4. Pour into a bowl and set aside.
  5. Place biscuits into a food processor.
  6. Blitz using the pulse or turbo feature until biscuits are broken up. This can be as coarse or fine as you like to suit your preferences. I prefer some texture.
  7. Pour biscuits into a bowl.
  8. Add remaining base ingredients. Mix using a spoon until just combined.
  9. Press mixture into tin. Using the back of a cup is a great way to smooth it out..
  10. Pour over melted chocolate and smooth out.
  11. Place into the fridge to set for an hour.
  12. Cut into 18 pieces.

Notes

  • Use any dried fruit you like.
  • If you don’t like using a microwave you can melt the chocolate using a bain marie. If in doubt melting chocolate in the microwave, add a little fat like coconut oil to it to help the melting process.
  • You can make the whole base mixture in the food processor however it may break down too much. Be sure to use low speed.

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4 Comments

  1. Nikki June 7, 2014 at 7:30 am - Reply

    Oh my, this is amazing! I used caramel flavoured condensed milk & wine biscuits as all I had but was absolutely to die for 🙂 Keep up the great recipes!

  2. Olivia June 9, 2014 at 7:34 pm - Reply

    I made these and just assumed that the butter was to be blitzed with the biscuits. Was this correct?

    • Peta June 9, 2014 at 10:14 pm - Reply

      I add it with the remaining ingredients but adding with biscuits is completely fine.

      • Olivia June 10, 2014 at 5:44 pm - Reply

        Thanks Peta. They turned out super yummy in any case and the team at work enjoyed them!

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