This chewy chocolate slice is filled with coconut and topped with a layer of sweet, fudgy, chocolate icing. Perfect with your morning or afternoon coffee – or whenever you need a simple, easy to make, chocolate treat.
Since I moved to Australia a few months ago, I’ve noticed every coffee shop and bakery has a section in their window for “slices”. Coming from North America – I’d usually call these dessert bars. But looking more carefully, there’s a lot of varieties that you don’t often see at home. Caramel slices, oat slices…. the list goes on. So I decided I needed to try more of these concoctions.
So today is the first instalment: chocolate coconut slice.
It’s a chewy, chocolate-filled, and recipe that’s perfect if you love coconut. The base layer is somewhere in between a cookie and a brownie in texture. It’s soft, chewy, and has lots of texture thanks to desiccated coconut. Then it’s topped with a fudgy chocolate icing. The icing goes on when the bars are still warm, so it almost melts into the base layer. read more