Boysenberry Slice


Sweet Shortcrust Pastry (see below for recipe)

½ cup boysenberry jam

2 eggs, beaten

5 Tbsp sugar

2 cups coconut


On a lightly floured board roll out pastry and use to line the base of a 20 x 30 cm sponge roll tin.

Spread jam evenly over pastry. Beat eggs and sugar until thick and add coconut. Spread evenly over jam. Bake at 190°C for 30 minutes or until golden.

Makes 24

Sweet Shortcrust Pastry:

1 cup standard plain flour

75g butter

¼ cup sugar

1 egg yolk

1 Tbsp water

Sift flour. Cut in butter until it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in sugar. Add egg yolk and water. Mix to a stiff dough. Chill for 30 minutes before using.