More Great Recipes: Brunch | Finger Food | Fruit | Fruity

Gluten Free Rustic Apricot Slice


User Avatar
Member since 2010

Serves 12-16 | Prep Time 20 mins | Cook Time 60 mins

Ingredients

Base
90gm / 3.2 ounces organic butter
1/3 cup agave
1 organic egg
1 tsp natural vanilla extract
1/2 cup brown rice flour
1/2 cup white rice flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp gluten free baking powder
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
1/2 cup organic shredded coconut

Filling
250 gms / 8.8 ounces dried apricots
1 cup filtered water
2 Tbsp organic honey
1/2 cup agave nectar
30 gm/1 ounce organic butter
1 organic egg

Topping
2 cups gluten free rolled oats
1 cup organic shredded coconut
100gm/3.5 ounces butter
1/2 cup organic pineapple juice
Put rolled oats and coconut into food processor and add in juice and butter and pulse just a few times in order to get a rustic consistency.
Bake in oven at 190 C / 375 F for 15 minutes and then reduce heat to 180 C / 350 and cook for a further 15-30 minutes until golden brown.
Let stand to completely cool and it will harden slightly, making it easier to cut.
Serve with vegan cream or ice cream, or just on its own. Who cares. This is YUM!


Base


Cream the butter and sweetener in a stand mixer or electric beater.


Add in the egg and vanilla, and beat well.


Fold in the sifted flours and coconut and mix well.


Spread mixture over base of shallow baking tin of about 30cm by 25cm /12 inches by 10 inches, and bake in moderate hot oven 190C/375 for 10 mins.



Filling


Place the apricots in the water and stand for 1 hour.


Put apricots and water in a saucepan and bring to the boil.


Reduce heat and simmer for 10 mins.


Add in sweeteners and butter. Simmer uncovered for about 10 mins.


Allow To Cool – Blend until smooth. Gently beat your egg and fold.



Topping


Put rolled oats and coconut into food processor and add in juice and butter and pulse just a few times in order to get a rustic consistency.


Bake in oven at 190 C / 375 F for 15 minutes and then reduce heat to 180 C / 350 and cook for a further 15-30 minutes until golden brown.


Let stand to completely cool and it will harden slightly, making it easier to cut.


Serve with vegan cream or ice cream, or just on its own. Who cares. This is YUM!


Pairs Well With


Notes

This rustic gluten free apricot recipe dishes up “a slice of the gluten free good life” without the sugar bomb. This is a little bit more fiddly and time consuming than most of my recipes, but is well worth the effort. Trust me, snouts far and wide unanimously agree – this recipe is a stunner.
 The first time I tasted this delectable treat, it was made and served to me by an eight year old. So it is literally child’s play, and absolutely S’Blended! I will offer a disclaimer when enjoying this apricot delight: this recipe is so delicious; it can be a challenge stopping at one piece! **Read the whole recipe before starting. Start by soaking the apricots - they need an hour to soak. Then make the base and cook, and then the filling, and then the topping.

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

6 Recipes

11217 Downloads
FREE
A dash of local for every season
By slyasafox15

22 Recipes

16 Downloads
FREE
Disney's Tinker Bell "Secret of the Wings Cookbook"
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

443 Downloads
FREE
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana
Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Glaze
Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Glaze