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Recipe Category: Slices » Biscuits

Butterscotch Almond Slice

This nutty, buttery, honeyed slice is a family favourite and will be gone before you know it…

Makes: 36 pieces
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • 180g butter, sofetened
  • 2/3 cup icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1 egg, lightly (see note for Egg Free)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 100g ground almonds
  • 125g butter, extra
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 200g flaked almonds

Beat butter, icing sugar and honey together until light and creamy. Beat in egg. Stir in flour, baking powder and ground almonds to make a soft dough. Using lightly floured fingers, press into a Swiss roll tin (25cm x 38cm, or similar). Bake at 180°C for for 10-15 minutes until lightly golden on the edges. Melt extra butter, honey and sugar in a large saucepan and simmer for 3-5 minutes or until golden. Stir in almonds. Working quickly, spread over pastry base using a spatula or the back of a spoon. Bake at 180°C for 10-15 minutes until golden brown. Allow to cool in the tin. Cut into into fingers and store in an airtight container.



For an egg free version, replace egg with 2 teaspoons of egg substitute powder mixed with 2 tablespoons water.


Substitute chopped macadamias or hazelnuts, or a mixture, for almonds.

Recipe Type: Baking, Egg Free

Author: Naomi Crisante
Photographer: Naomi Crisante
Date Created: 24/02/2019