Mocha Slices

This recipe for mocha slices is for those of us who love coffee and chocolate and can’t quite decide which to have! I always find it a welcome addition to lunch boxes as it’s best described as half cake half biscuit.

My family are force fed cake on such a regular basis and lets face it I don’t see a problem with that at all but apparently they are so over cake!! but they do love these mocha slices every time I make them.

The recipe was given to me by a friend who made them quite a few years ago for a Macmillan coffee morning, they are perfect for charity coffee mornings, school bake sales or to give as a gift.

Ingredients

  • 225g Stork margarine
  • 225g Granulated sugar
  • 225g Self raising flour
  • 150g Oats
  • 50g Cocoa powder
  • 50g chocolate chips (optional but why wouldn’t you)

Topping

  • 50g Stork margarine
  • 1 dessert spoon of coffee granules dissolved in a little boiling water
  • 225g Icing sugar

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180c
  • Melt the margarine in a saucepan
  • Stir in the sugar, flour, oats and cocoa powder
  • Press into a non stick rectangular tin
  • Cook for 17-20 minutes, even though it will appear soft don’t be tempted to cook for longer as it will go too hard once cooled
  • To make the topping, melt the margarine in a saucepan
  • Add the dissolved coffee and mix well
  • Take the pan off the heat and beat in the icing sugar until all the lumps have disappeared
  • Spread over the base, once set cut into squares

I hope your family enjoys this recipe as much as mine does. If you would like to find out how to join in or host a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support click here https://coffee.macmillan.org.uk/

Happy Baking

Sadie x

 

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