Recipes Date and tahini slice

Recipes Date and tahini slice

Recipes Date and tahini slice

Recipes Date and tahini slice This particular healthy date and tahini slice can help ward off the afternoon munchies. Date and tahini slice


  • Melted butter, to grease
  • 160g (1 cup) wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 85g (1/4 cup) shredded coconut
  • 1 x 250g pkt whole pitted dried dates, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 3 eggs
  • 100g (1/2 cup, firmly packed) dark brown sugar
  • 185ml (3/4 cup) tahini


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 160�C. Brush a 17 x 26cm (base measurement) lamington pan with melted butter to lightly grease.

  • Step 2

    Combine wholemeal flour, 65g (1 cup) of the coconut, dates and ginger in a large bowl.

  • Step 3

    Use an electric beater to beat the eggs and sugar in a medium bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually add the tahini and beat on low speed until just combined.

  • Step 4 Pour the tahini mixture into the flour mixture and stir with a metal spoon until just combined. Pour into prepared pan and smooth surface with the back of a spoon. Sprinkle with remaining coconut. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Remove from the oven and set aside for 15 minutes to cool. Turn onto a board and cut into squares.