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Gluten-free date and ginger slice from Cromwell's Cider
House Cafe. Photo by Lynda Van Kempen
1 ½ cups chopped dates (approx 230g)
2 tsp ground ginger
½ cup finely chopped crystallised ginger
3 cups gluten-free cornflakes
180g dark chocolate chips for icing
Put dates, butter, sugar and ground ginger into saucepan.
Cook over low heat, stirring to make sure dry ingredients
don't stick. Heat until almost amalgamated, then add
crystallised ginger and stir in well. Remove from heat and
mix in cornflakes well.
Press firmly into a lined slice tin, 30cm by 20cm. Chill.
Ice by melting chocolate in microwave for about one minute,
stirring, then spreading over slice.
Requested by Judy Marsh, of Dunedin.
This recipe comes from The Cider House Cafe, in Cromwell.
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