Blueberry and Walnut Slice
Serves 20, Prep and Cook: 45 mins
1½ cups self-raising flour
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1¼ cups brown sugar, firmly packed 100g cold unsalted butter, finely chopped
²⁄³ cup milk
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
125g punnet fresh blueberries Icing sugar mixture, to decorate
1 Grease an 18cm x 28cm rectangular slice pan. Line base and sides with baking paper, extending paper 3cm above pan edges.
2 Sift flour and cinnamon into a large bowl. Stir in sugar. Rub in butter with your fingertips, until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Press 2 cups of loosely packed crumbs (300g) firmly over base of prepared pan.
3 Add milk, egg and half the walnuts to remaining crumbs. Stir until well combined. Spread over base. Sprinkle with remaining walnuts and blueberries.
4 Cook in a moderate oven (180C) for about 30 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked when tested. Remove from oven. Cool in pan.
5 To serve, lift slice from pan. Dust with sifted icing sugar. Cut into pieces.