Hedgehog Slice

Friday 1 June 2012

Hedgehog Slice

I had a craving for Hedgehog my favourite chocolate slice the other day so did a quick Google search and found this wonderful Hedgehog slice recipe at Stay at Home Mum.

I have removed the egg, I am not too keen on eating raw egg. There is also no chocolate in this it is cocoa powder that gives you the delicious chocolate hit.

I also chose to use Scotch biscuits for a richer flavour which is a bit naughty but you can use any plain biscuit you like.

This recipe will only make a few slices, I just made enough to satisfy my chocolate craving. Double or triple the recipe if you want more!

Recipe for Hedgehog Slice

80gm Meadow Lea dairy free margarine
1/2 cup icing sugar
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
2 tablespoons dessicated coconut
125gm Scotch Fingers, broken into large pieces

Chocolate Icing
1/2 cup icing sugar
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
2 tablespoons hot water

In a medium size bowl sift the icing sugar and cocoa powder and then add the coconut mixing well.

Melt the margarine in a small saucepan.

Remove from heat and add the dry ingredients to the margarine mixing well to combine.

Gently stir in the Scotch Finger biscuits until they are coated with the chocolate mixture.

Press the mixture into a lined baking tray and chill for 1 hour.

To make the icing sugar sift the icing sugar and the cocoa powder into a bowl. Add the hot water and mix to a smooth paste.

Then spread over slice and chill for another hour.

To cut use a warm knife - heat knife by running under hot water and wiping clean.

Makes about 6 slices.


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