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Fruit and Ginger Slice

Time 45 minutes
Yields Makes 24 pieces
Fruit and Ginger Slice

Dough

1

Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 11x8-inch baking dish.

2

Cream the butter and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer, then add the syrup and egg and beat well. Mix in the vanilla and dried fruit. Add the flour and mix well. Using floured hands, press the dough evenly into the baking dish.

3

Bake until the cake is set and golden, 25 to 30 minutes.

Icing

1

Melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat. Remove from the heat, cool to room temperature, then add the sugar, ginger and syrup to make a spreadable mixture. Ice the cake while warm, then cool completely before slicing into squares.


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