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Strawberry Oat Bars recipe developed and photographed by Megann Evans

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time45 mins
Oaty Base
 1 ½ cups Plain Flour
 1 ¼ cups Rolled Oats
 ¼ cup Caster Sugar
 ¼ cup Brown Sugar
 ½ tsp Baking Powder
 ¼ tsp Salt
 200 g butter, melted
 1 tsp Vanilla Bean Paste
 ¼ cup Desiccated Coconut
Strawberry Filling
 3 cups Fresh Queensland Strawberries, sliced
 1 tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
 1 tbsp Cornflour
1

Pre-heat oven to 180° fan-forced (350°).

2

Line a 30cm x 20cm slice tin with baking paper and set aside.

3

In a bowl, combine the flour, oats, sugars, baking powder & salt.

4

Add the vanilla to the butter; stir then add to the flour mixture & combine until crumbly.
Set aside 1 cup for topping.

5

Press remaining crumb mixture evenly into pre-prepared tin & smooth with a bottom of a glass.

6

Bake for 10 minutes.

7

While baking, in another bowl, combine the strawberries, lemon juice, vanilla and cornflour.

8

Place the reserved crumb mixture & coconut into a bowl & combine until crumbly.

9

Remove the base from the oven and spread the strawberry filling over the base then sprinkle coconut crumble over the strawberry mixture.

10

Bake for 30-35 minutes or until crumble mixture is lightly browned. Allow to cool, cut then keep in the fridge.
Makes 9 large bars or 16 small bars.

Ingredients

Oaty Base
 1 ½ cups Plain Flour
 1 ¼ cups Rolled Oats
 ¼ cup Caster Sugar
 ¼ cup Brown Sugar
 ½ tsp Baking Powder
 ¼ tsp Salt
 200 g butter, melted
 1 tsp Vanilla Bean Paste
 ¼ cup Desiccated Coconut
Strawberry Filling
 3 cups Fresh Queensland Strawberries, sliced
 1 tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
 1 tbsp Cornflour

Directions

1

Pre-heat oven to 180° fan-forced (350°).

2

Line a 30cm x 20cm slice tin with baking paper and set aside.

3

In a bowl, combine the flour, oats, sugars, baking powder & salt.

4

Add the vanilla to the butter; stir then add to the flour mixture & combine until crumbly.
Set aside 1 cup for topping.

5

Press remaining crumb mixture evenly into pre-prepared tin & smooth with a bottom of a glass.

6

Bake for 10 minutes.

7

While baking, in another bowl, combine the strawberries, lemon juice, vanilla and cornflour.

8

Place the reserved crumb mixture & coconut into a bowl & combine until crumbly.

9

Remove the base from the oven and spread the strawberry filling over the base then sprinkle coconut crumble over the strawberry mixture.

10

Bake for 30-35 minutes or until crumble mixture is lightly browned. Allow to cool, cut then keep in the fridge.
Makes 9 large bars or 16 small bars.

Strawberry Oat Bars

Lunch box, after school snack, pre-workout energy booster; whatever the occasion these Strawberry Oat Bars have got it covered

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Recipe developed & photographed by Megann Evans

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