A delicious take on an old recipe, glace cherries, slivered almonds and chocolate


  • 250g chocolate biscuits

  • 100g butter

  • .25 cup sugar

  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder

  • 1 egg with 1 teaspoon vanilla essence beaten

  • .5 cup finely chopped glace cherries

  • .5 cup slivered almonds

  • For the Icing

  • 1 cup icing sugar

  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder

  • 1 tablespoon hot water- add a few more drops if needed

  • extra flaked almonds to decorate


  • 1.

    Line a 16cm square cake tin or 16cm x 25cm slice pan with baking paper

  • 2.

    Crush biscuits in food processor until becomes coarse crumbs

  • 3.

    Melt butter with the sugar and cocoa powder and leave to cool 5 minutes

  • 4.

    Beat in egg and vanilla essence mix

  • 5.

    Add cherries, biscuit crumbs and flaked almonds

  • 6.

    Mix until well combined

  • 7.

    Press into prepared tin and put in fridge to set

  • 8.

    Make icing and ice top of slice and scatter on extra almond, leave to set

  • 9.

    Lift out of pan and us a very sharp knife to cut into bite sized pieces


Will keep for up to 1 week in the fridge
Use scissors to chop the cherries
You can change the ingredients to suit your taste but the measurements must remain the same

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