Sweet, fragrant and oh-so simple, this may just be the best ginger slice recipe ever

When it comes to a mid-morning or mid-afternoon pick-me-up, there’s almost nothing that beats a freshly made slice and a hot cuppa. Liv Glazebrook, the baking genius behind Kitchen of Treats, has very kindly shared with us her recipe for ginger pistachio slice. Sweet and fragrant from the ginger, with just the right amount of texture from the nuts, this no-bake slice is simply delicious. She says it’s one of her favourites, ever, and that’s how you know it’s got to be good.

Ginger Pistachio Slice Recipe

Ingredients:
1 cup raw pistachios
125g butter, diced
1 packet Super Wine biscuits — crushed
½ tin condensed milk
1 cup desiccated coconut
60g crystallised ginger, chopped finely
2 tsp ground ginger

Icing
1¾ cups icing sugar
80g butter, softened
2 tbsp golden syrup
2 tsp ground ginger
2 tbsp milk
20g crystallised ginger

Method:
Base
1. Line a slice tin with baking paper (Liv used a 20cm x 27cm tray).
2. Lightly roast the pistachio nuts and then roughly chop. Set half a cup aside to garnish.
3. Melt the butter and condensed milk together in a medium-sized saucepan over low heat.
4. Add the crushed biscuits, coconut, crystallised ginger and ground ginger as well as half the pistachio nuts.
5. Using the back of a spoon, evenly press the mixture into the slice tin and refrigerate.

Icing
1. Using an electric beater, beat together the icing sugar, butter, golden syrup, ground ginger and milk together until smooth.
2. Spread evenly over the base and sprinkle with remaining pistachios and crystallised ginger. Return to refrigerator.
3. Once cool, chop into squares and enjoy! This slice is best stored in the fridge.

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