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Hazelnut and Raspberry Bars

These bars are so sticky and delicious…I highly recommend them!

Makes 24 bars


300g plain flour

250g hazlenuts

1tsp mixed spice

1/2 tsp cinnamon

150g golden sugar

1 tbsp grated lemon rind

300g butter

3 egg yolks

200g raspberry jam

1 egg beaten

1 tbsp clear honey

50g flaked almonds

1. Mix the flour, spices, hazelnuts, sugar and lemon rind together in a bowl

2. Add the butter and the egg yolks and kneed with your hands into a smooth ball

3. Wrap the dough ball in cling film and chill in the fridge for 30 mins

3. Divide the dough into 2 and roll out to the same size as your tin

4. Place one lot of dough on the bottom of a greased tray bake tin (33 x 23cm)

5. Spread with jam and then place the second lot of dough on top to form a sandwich

6. Beat the egg and honey together and brush on the top (I only needed to use half)

7. Sprinkle the almonds evenly on the top

8. Bake for 10 mins at 200c/400F and then lower the temp to 180c/350F and bake for 20-30 mins until golden brown

9. Cool in the tin and then cut into bars

10. Enjoy!


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