Gluten Free Teff Date Slice

Ingredients

  • 250g dates
  • 150ml boiling water
  • 200g FREEE Porridge Oats
  • 120g Doves Farm Organic Teff Flour
  • 200g coconut oil
  • 150ml maple syrup
  • 50g ground almonds

Method

  1. Roughly chop the dates into a saucepan, add the boiling water and bring to the boil. Gently simmer for 3 minutes then remove from the heat.
  2. Rub a little butter around the inside of a 18x23cm/7x9” oven tray and pre-heat the oven.
  3. Put the oats, flour, coconut oil, and maple syrup into a mixing bowl and mix together well.
  4. Tip half the mixture into the prepared tin, spreading it out evenly and press flat.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes.
  6. Mash the dates with a fork.
  7. Remove the tray from the oven and spread date mash over the oat base.
  8. Add the ground almonds to the remaining oat mixture and stir to combine.
  9. Spread evenly over the date paste and gently pat it down.
  10. Bake for 35 minutes.
  11. Remove from the oven and, while still warm, slice into squares and leave to cool completely.
  12. When cold slice again, remove the squares from the dish and store in a tin.