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Date and chocolate slice

4
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
16
Difficulty
Moderate
Studded with chopped walnuts and fresh dates, this delicious chocolate slice is rich, dark and decadent. A must-eat for any chocoholic

Ingredients

White self-raising flour

½ cup(s), (75g)

Plain flour

¼ cup(s), (35g)

Cocoa powder

¼ cup(s), (25g)

Dry rolled oats

cup(s), (30g)

Brown sugar

cup(s), (75g)

Fresh dates

70 g, (1/2 cup) pitted, coarsely chopped

Pauls Mousse, Chocolate, Low Fat

2 tub(s), (62g each)

Egg(s)

1 medium, lightly beaten

Olive oil

1 tbs, light

Skim milk

½ cup(s), (125ml)

Walnuts

cup(s), (35g), chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C fan-forced. Lightly spray a 21cm square slice tin with oil (see note). Line base and sides with 1 sheet of baking paper.
  2. Sift self-raising and plain flours and cocoa into a large bowl. Add rolled oats, brown sugar and dates and stir to combine.
  3. Whisk chocolate mousse, egg, oil and milk in a small bowl until combined. Stir mousse mixture into flour mixture.
  4. Spoon mixture into prepared tin and sprinkle with walnuts. Bake for 20–25 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Stand slice in tin for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely. Cut into squares to serve.

Notes

You can use a 20cm square cake tin instead of a 21cm square slice tin.