Marshmallow Slice

Marshmallow Slice

Base:
3 crushed Weet-Bix
3/4 cup Brown Sugar
1 cup desiccated Coconut
1 cup Plain Flour
125g Butter

Filling:
2 cups Sugar
1 1/2 tbsp Gelatine
1 1/2 cups Water
Red Food Colouring
Vanilla Essence, to taste

Topping:
90g White Vegetable shortening
1 cup Drinking Chocolate

Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease and line the base of a 20x30cm lamington pan.

Combine base ingredients and mix well. Spoon into the tin and push firmly into the base with the back of a spoon. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until lightly golden. Allow to cool.

To make the filling :
Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Boil for 6 minutes, add vanilla to taste. Allow to cool until almost set, then beat using electric beaters until the mixture is thick and fluffy. Spread the marshmallow mixture over the base of the slice. Refrigerate until set.

Combine vegetable shortening in a pan with drinking chocolate. Stir over low heat
until the mixture is thoroughly combined and cool slightly. Drizzle over the surface of the slice and allow to set. Cut into squares to serve.

Makes 24

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