Glenorchy Cafe's plum and berry wholemeal slice

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Glenorchy Cafe's plum and berry wholemeal slice

Makes 1 28cm cake

375g Butter, softened
175g plain flour
175g wholemeal flour
125g brown sugar
125g caster sugar
100g instant oats
200g muesli of your choice
75g coconut
1 tps baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon
½ can black doris plums
berries of your choice

Preheat oven 170degC.

Line the cake tin with baking paper.

Mix all dry ingredients together. Then add softened butter and mix until all incorporated.

Lightly press two-thirds of the mix into the cake tin.

Place de-stoned plums and berries on the base and sprinkle the remaining crumble mix over the top.

Bake 45-50 minutes.

Recipe provided by Glenorchy Cafe. Recipe requested by Viv Reed, of Blenheim.

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