Not going to lie, I love pretty much anything that has condensed milk in it. Condensed milk is my weakness, and this apricot fudge is condensed milky goodness on steroids. I fangirl for this slice – and it’s so easy! It’s super quick and doesn’t require baking, just mix it all together and forget about it in the fridge for a while and you’re good to go.
If you love lolly cake (a classic Kiwi treat) you’re bound to love this too. I find that the mix tastes a lot like lolly cake, with the lollies exchanged for apricots…. so it’s essentially lolly cake for grown-ups. I have zero qualms with that.
Also, on an amusing note, it turns out we don’t have a rolling pin at my flat, so I had to use my flatmates hammer. Gotta do what you gotta do.
Remember that you’re allowed to eat things just for the taste. Life is for living to the fullest, and in regards to food, that includes eating to help your body and mind function well, as well as eating things you enjoy, these two things are not mutually exclusive – you can do both. Health doesn’t require exclusively eating ‘healthy’ foods and shunning all things people tell you are ‘bad’. Your health won’t be ruined by treating yourself. You just have to strike a balance!
– Ingredients –
- 1/2 tin condensed milk (200gm)
- 125gm butter
- 75gm sugar
- 1 packet crushed wine biscuits (sweet plain cookies, or graham crackers)
- 3/4 cup dried apricots, chopped
- 3 – 4 Tbsp desiccated coconut
– Method –
Prepare a slice tin with baking paper.
Crush the biscuits to crumbs. I suggest using the handle of a rolling pin to do this.
Chop butter into a saucepan and melt gently with condensed milk and sugar.
Stir the crushed biscuits and the chopped apricots into the butter mixture.
Press into the prepared tin and sprinkle with desicated coconut.
Place the tin in the fridge to allow the slice to set before cutting. Store in fridge.
Happy eating! And make sure to let me know what you think below!