A Christmassy take on the no-bake biscuit slice

My coffee walnut slice was so good, I decided to try a Christmas version – so here it is!

For the biscuit base:
450 gm plain crushed biscuits
2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp mixed spice
1/2 tsp cinnamon
180 gm butter
100gm chopped pecans
1 tin sweetened condensed milk
Zest of one lemon
Zest of one orange

Crush the biscuits in a food processor until you have a mix of chunks and crumbs, then add the spices and quickly combine. Gently melt the butter with the sweetened condensed milk and fruit zest, then add to the biscuit crumbs and mix well until all of the biscuit has been moistened. Turn out onto a tray lined with baking paper, and spread out evenly then press down firmly. Refrigerate until while you make the icing.

For the icing:
2 cups icing sugar
50 gm softened butter
Zest from one orange and 1/2 lemon
Juice from orange and lemon

Sift and icing sugar, then add the butter and zest and stir in until the softened butter is rubbed in (like making pastry). Gradually add a little bit of the juice and mix well after each addition until you get a good thick spreading consistency. Spread the icing evenly over the cooled slice then refrigerate again to allow the icing to set. Remove from the fridge and cut into squares.



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