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Image / Editorial

Slice of Happiness!


by IMAGE
29th Nov 2014
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An unbeatably energy-boosting bar to perk up your day. You’re welcome…

Roasted nectarine slice

Makes 8 bars.

YOU WILL NEED
? 12 nectarines, halved and seeds removed
? 1 tsp vanilla essence
? 300g flour
? 100g ground almonds for the pastry, plus 50g extra for the oaty almond dough
? 200g butter, cubed
? 1tbsp sugar
? 50g oats

METHOD
1 Preheat oven to 180 ?C/Gas Mark 4.
2 In a bowl, toss the halved nectarines with the vanilla essence, then place on a lined baking tray and roast in’the oven until soft and slightly caramelised.
3 Meanwhile, in a food processor, blitz?the flour, 100g almonds, butter and’sugar together until the mixture forms breadcrumbs.
4 Add a spoonful of water at a time until a dough is formed.
5 Take three quarters of this and press down into a lined baking tin roughly 15 x 9cm.
6 Cook for 20 minutes or until golden at the edges.
7 Meanwhile, the nectarines have cooked, so with a fork, mush them together. If there is a lot of liquid, pop into a pan and cook on a medium heat until reduced and a thicker consistency.
8 With the remaining dough, add the oats and 50g ground almonds.?Mix together with your hands until big breadcrumbs are formed.
9 Remove the pastry from the oven and spread with the nectarine mix.
10 Crumble the oaty almond dough and pop back into the oven for a further 20 minutes until golden on top.
11 Leave to cool and then slice up.

For more tantalisingly tasty daytime dining, head?here.

Recipes and styling?Jette Virdi. Photography?Nathalie Marquez Courtney. Assisted by?Rincy Koshy and?Sharon McGowan.

@Image_Interiors

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