Thursday, 7 July 2011

Easy Chocolate Hedgehog Slice

I have always wanted to have a go at making this slice, it's a melt and mix slice so there is no baking required!  You might have seen many different versions of this slice, some with nuts, sultanas and coconut... well I couldn't find one I really liked so I just came up with my own simple version, and was amazed by how easy and yummy it was.  When left in the fridge for a few hours, it goes all fudgy and melt in your mouthy, even better the next day. WARNING though, it's very hard to stop at one!

All you need is:
250g packet of biscuits (I used milk arrowroots, but you can also use Marie or Scotch Fingers)
125g caster sugar
125g butter
2 tablespoons cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg

For the icing:
11/2  cups icing sugar
2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 tablespoon milk

And all you do is:
1.Crush biscuits in food processor or plastic bag using mallett or rolling pin. Make sure you leave mixture a bit lumpy.
2.Add cocoa and mix together.
3.Melt butter on stove.
4.Add sugar to butter and stir until sugar dissolved.
5.Add biscuit mixture, then one egg and mix thoroughly.
6.Press mixture into a slice tin lined with baking paper.
7.Prepare icing by creaming butter.  Add icing sugar, cocoa and milk and mix until smooth.
8.Spread chocolate icing over top of slice.
9. Refridgerate, preferably overnight (if you can wait that long).
10.Slice into small squares.

We enjoyed ours out on the patio with a pot of tea!
Have a sweet day!


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