A super speedy slice to fill a lunch box void. Just make sure they’ve fully cooled before packing them up for the day, otherwise you’ll end up with a sweaty lunch. Eww.
I reckon they could be even better with half a pot of chopped up glace cherries thrown in too. If you try the cherry version before me, do let me know what you think of them x
Packed Lunch Recipes ~ Easy Almond Slice
- 110 g butter
- 150 g caster sugar
- 2 eggs beaten
- 150 g flour
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 50 g ground almonds
- 25 g flaked almonds
- A splash of milk or water I used 1 tablespoon
Preheat the oven to 220/220 fan/425/gas 7. Grease a baking tin that measures roughly 9" x 9"
Cream the butter and sugar together.
Stir in half the beaten eggs and half the flour, mix well.
Add the remaining egg, flour and the baking powder. Lastly, add the ground almonds and a splash of milk to make the mixture soft.
Spread out evenly in the greased tin and top with the flaked almonds, pressing down gently with the back of a fork.
Pop in the oven and bake for 15 minutes.