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Almond Slices

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Almond
Slices

 

Ingredients Method Comments
8oz  Shortcrust pastry 225g 1.  Make shortcrust pastry and use to line a shallow tin approx 30 x 20 sq cm   12 x 8 sq ins 8oz pastry is 8oz flour & 4ox fat. If you are untidy with the rolling pin make pastry with 9oz & 4 1/2oz fat so you have some leeway.
2 Large egg whites 2.  Place egg whites in a bowl and mix lightly.
6oz Ground almonds 150g 3.   Add ground almonds and sugar and mix to a stiff paste If you grind the almonds leaving on the skins the flavour will be  enhanced.
12oz Black cherry jam 300g 4.   Spread base with jam then with the almond mixture.
3oz Flaked almonds 75g 5. Sprinkle flaked almonds over the top
6.   Bake at 190C, Gas 6 or Fan oven 170C for 20-25 minutes.   The almonds should be golden.

7 Cut into fingers when cold

 

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