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Blackberry & coconut squares

Blackberry & coconut squares

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Cuts into 12 squares

This lovely crumbly bake won the under-11s category of our 20th birthday cake competition

  • Freezable
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal347
fat19g
saturates12g
carbs43g
sugars26g
fibre3g
protein4g
low insalt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 25g oats
  • 280g soft brown sugar
  • 200g cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 75g desiccated coconut
  • 2 medium eggs, beaten
  • 350g frozen or fresh blackberry

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Tip the flour, oats and sugar into a large bowl. Rub the butter into the flour mixture using your fingertips until only small pea-size pieces remain. Stir through the coconut, then fill a teacup with the mixture and set this aside.

  • STEP 2

    Stir the eggs into the bowl of mixture, then spread over the bottom of a lined baking tin (31 x 17cm), or a 21cm square tin. Smooth the surface with the back of a spoon, then scatter over the blackberries. Scatter over the reserved teacup mixture and bake for 1 hr-1 hr 15 mins until golden and cooked through (if you poke a skewer in, it should come out with moist crumbs but no wet mixture). Leave to cool, then remove from the tin and cut into squares. Serve with some extra berries, if you like. Great for teatime or to pop into a lunchbox.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2009

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