Cake & Cookie Recipes > Apricot and Oat Fingers

How to make apricot and oat fingers:
A sweet oatcake with an apricot filling. Cut into fingers and keep in a tin for eating with coffee, tea or on their own as a satisfying snack.





Ingredients

3oz self raising flour
3oz rolled porridge oats
3oz demerara sugar
4oz butter cut into small cubes
4oz dried apricots chopped
(see measure conversions for more information)

Method

- Sift the flour into a bowl.
- Add the oats and the sugar.
- Mix well.
- Add the butter and rub in until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
- Press half of the mixture into a greased shallow baking tin.
- Spread the chopped apricots on top.
- Press the remaining oat mixture onto the apricots.
- Bake at 180 degrees C. for 25 minutes or until golden brown.
- Leave to cool in the tin for about 1 hour.