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Coconut Jam Slice

Coconut Jam Slice is such a classic recipe! The delicious triple layers include a shortbread-like base, fruity jam centre and crispy coconut topping.
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Course: sweet
Cuisine: Slices
Keyword: coconut jam slice
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 16 serves
Calories: 288kcal

Equipment

  • Thermomix (optional)
  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 125 g butter chilled and chopped into cubes
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 3/4 cup jam any flavour you like
  • 2 cups desiccated coconut

Instructions

Conventional Method

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  • Grease and line a rectangular slice tray (18cm X 28cm) with baking paper.
  • Place the plain flour, 1/2 cup of caster sugar and the chilled butter into a food processor and process until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Add 1 egg and the vanilla essence.
  • Process until the mixture has formed into a dough.
  • Press dough firmly into the base of the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden.
  • Spread jam over warm base.
  • Whisk the remaining eggs and 1/2 cup caster sugar together.
  • Stir through the coconut and spread over the jam.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, or until golden.
  • Allow to cool completely in the pan before cutting into slices.

Thermomix Method

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius. Grease and line a rectangular slice tray (18cm X 28cm) with baking paper.
  • Place the plain flour, 1/2 cup of caster sugar and the chilled butter into the TM bowl and process on Speed 5 for 10 seconds or until it resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Add 1 egg and the vanilla essence. Mix on Reverse Speed 2 for 30 seconds or until the mixture has formed into a dough.
  • Press dough firmly into the base of the prepared pan. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden.
  • Spread jam over warm base.
  • Place the remaining eggs and 1/2 cup caster sugar into the TM bowl and mix on Reverse Speed 3 for 20 seconds.
  • Add the coconut and mix of Reverse Speed 2 for 15 seconds. Spread coconut mix over the jam.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, or until golden. Allow to cool completely in the pan before cutting into slices.

Nutrition

Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 1.6mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1.3mg