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Does anyone recognise this tray bake?

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GentleOtter Sat 19-Sep-09 17:35:45

My Mum used to make a tray bake which had crushed cornflakes, coconut and some other things in it. I think she baked it for a short while then added plain icing on top. I have taken a wild notion to have some.

I am wondering if anyone recognises the tray bake I mean? It came out sort of flapjacky rather than spongy.

Thank you.

juneybean Tue 22-Sep-09 19:09:21

I'm thinking of something but can't for life of me remember the name so a wee bump for you!

juneybean Wed 23-Sep-09 18:38:22

Is it a florentine??

shyandmighty Mon 12-Oct-09 21:47:41

No, I think you're talking about Australian Crunch. Have the recipe if needed.

TuppyGlossop Mon 12-Oct-09 22:19:41

I also have a recipe given to me by an Australian she called it Fudge Slice but may well be the same as shyandmighty. It involves cornflakes and coconut but is topped with chocolate - it is kind of flap jack like rather than cakey. It is really quick to make and quite yummy.

GentleOtter Tue 13-Oct-09 21:42:40

Thank you all. smile

Yes, I think it is Australian Crunch (Mum called it cornflake surprise or something equally exotic).

Dd and I made it for the first time the other day and it is lovely. smile

reban Tue 13-Oct-09 21:45:06

sounds delicious can someone post the recipe please?

Monsterspam Tue 13-Oct-09 22:02:24

225 g (8 oz) margarine
150 g (5 oz) caster sugar
75 g (3 oz) desiccated coconut
75 g (3 oz) crushed Cornflakes
1 x 15 ml spoon (1 tbsp) cocoa powder, sieved
150 g (5 oz) Be-Ro Self Raising Flour
100 g (4 oz) chocolate melted (optional)

1. Heat oven to 180ºC, 350ºF, Gas Mark 4. Grease a Swiss roll tin 31 x 21 cm (12½ x 8 inch).
2. Melt the margarine over a low heat.
3. Stir in the sugar, coconut, cornflakes, cocoa and flour. Mix well.
4. Turn into the tin and level with a knife. Bake for 20 minutes.
5. When almost cold cut into squares or triangles.
6. Cover with melted chocolate if wished.

Monsterspam Tue 13-Oct-09 22:02:55

That should be the one!

HTH
smile

GentleOtter Tue 13-Oct-09 22:04:28

Thank you, Monsterspam! smile

Monsterspam Tue 13-Oct-09 22:06:44

No probs smile

TuppyGlossop Wed 14-Oct-09 02:49:10

Yes, that is mine too pretty much, except it is butter instead of marge and the measures are in cups and spoons. I am going to make it in the morning! Yummy.

reban Wed 14-Oct-09 21:40:35

thanks i am going to try this at the weekend!

shyandmighty Fri 23-Oct-09 12:03:44

Just an addition to this recipe...

I sometimes add a layer of peppermint icing and then the melted chocolate on top.

Or, I make peppermint custard to go with...very, very, lovely.

Lio Fri 23-Oct-09 12:06:43

I heart Be-Ro smile

JulesJules Fri 30-Oct-09 08:29:12

Saw this thread last week and realised we used to have this as kids. Then of course, I had to have some. grin

Mum managed to dig out her recipe, it's similar ingredients, but this is a no-cook version:

Crispie Cake
1 cup (teacup sized) plain flour
1 cup dessicated coconut
1 cup lightly crushed cornflakes
3/4 cup sugar
5oz butter, melted
icing sugar

Melt the butter and mix all the ingredients together.
Press into a greased tin.
Ice with glace icing while still warm.

bamboostalks Fri 30-Oct-09 08:31:28

What is Be-Ro please?

JulesJules Fri 30-Oct-09 09:53:39

About Be-Ro
smile

Blackduck Fri 30-Oct-09 10:03:16

Australian Crunchie and Coffee Kisses....yummy - takes me right back to my childhood....

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