Lucy’s mum’s no-fuss, no-bake chocolate slice

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No-bake chocolate slice recipe

No-bake chocolate slice recipe

Lucy is a friend of mine and her mum used to make this truly fab no-bake chocolate slice. That’s not even the best thing about her, either. Although it’s gotta be up there, a decent chocolate slice recipe being one of life’s quiet pleasures.

Years ago, Lucy used to write on her now-gone blog about her darling mother in such a way that I thought, “One day I want my own girls to write about me like that.” A beautiful connection, born of mutual admiration and gratitude. I loved it.

One day a few years back, Lucy posted her mother’s no-bake chocolate slice recipe in tribute to her mum who had recently passed away. It was a very simple, very British, very old-school kind of slice, and my family totally fell in love with it. We’ve been making this lovely slice ever since.

No-bake chocolate slice recipe

It’s the kind of slice you can magically make appear when it feels like you have nothing in the house. All of the ingredients can be stowed in the back of the pantry, ready to go. There is something very satisfying about magicking up a slice.

When you make it, double the recipe and package up half to give away to a friend in need. Lucy’s mum would have done this often, I think. We should all do this kind of thing more often.


Another slice worth making: Amazing no-sugar crispy date slice


 

Lucy’s mum’s no-bake chocolate slice

No-bake chocolate slice recipe

•  4oz (114gm) butter
•  2 tablespoons cocoa
•  1 tablespoon golden syrup
•  250gm packet plain biscuits [I like scotch finger, but any will do]
•  Coconut to sprinkle on top [optional – not party of Lucy’s mum’s original recipe, but it’s so pretty!]

Crush the biscuits (I put them into a zip lock bag and bash them with the kitchen mallet. Quite therapeutic!).

In a medium saucepan over  medium heat, melt the butter then add the cocoa and golden syrup and stir to combine.

Add the crushed biscuits and mix well.

Pour into greased and lined slice tin and press firmly with the back of a metal spoon (the base of a glass works well too). Sprinkle the top with coconut and press down gently.

Chill for at least four hours, overnight is good.

Cut into fingers and serve immediately. Keep leftovers (if such a thing exists) in an air-tight container in the fridge for a week or so.

Do you have a go-to no-bake chocolate slice recipe too?

No-bake chocolate slice recipe

Written by Bron Maxabella

Bron is the founder of Mumlyfe and is so happy to welcome you here. Bron has been writing in the Australian parenting space as Maxabella for more than seven years and is mum to three mostly happy kids and wife to one mostly happy husband. Mostly happy is a win, right?

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    Can we use anything else in place of golden syrup if we dont have it?
    Thanks

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