Almond and Coconut bites

 

Ingredients

4 egg whites

1/3 cup white sugar

1 tsp vanilla essence

1/4 tsp salt

2 cups shredded coconut

1 cup flaked almonds

 

Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius and
Beat egg whites with an electric mixer until soft peaks form.
2. Add sugar, vanilla essence and salt then beat again until stiff.
3. Add coconut and almonds and fold in, making sure to combine the mixture     thoroughly with a light hand.
4. Using a large teaspoon, create 24 small circular mounds on the baking tray.
5. Bake for 16 – 20 minutes until lightly brown.
6. Remove trays from oven and leave biscuits to cool on the trays.
7. Store in an air-tight container.

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Honey Almond Slice

Ingredients

Base

65g butter melted or olive oil

1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed

2/3 cup plain flour

1/2 cup almond meal

Almond Topping

80g butter

2 tbs honey

1 cup flaked almonds

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 170 C, grease and line a 25cm slice pan
  2. in a large bowl, combine all base ingredients. Press into slice pan and bake for 12 minutes until light brown. Set aside to cool.
  3. Prepare the almond topping by conbining the butter and honey in a small saucepan and gently simmer for 3 minutes. Stir in flaked almonds and spread the warm topping evenly over the base.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool, slice into squares.