Gluten Free Chewy Date & Coconut Slice

Great lunchbox filler!

40 mins
Prep Time
Gluten Free Chewy Date & Coconut Slice


  • 1 cup Edmonds Gluten Free Plain Flour
  • 1 cup pitted dates, chopped
  • 1 cup Chelsea caster sugar
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 90g butter, melted
  • 1 Tbsp Chelsea golden syrup
  • 1 egg, beaten


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C fan-forced. Grease and line a 27x13cm slice pan with baking paper, allow paper to overhang edges of the pan.
  2. Combine sifted flour, dates, sugar and coconut together in a bowl. Add melted butter, golden syrup and egg. Mix together until just combined.
  3. Spoon mixture into prepared pan and press gently. Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden.
  4. Cool in pan for 5 minutes then while still warm, mark into slices, allow to cool in the pan completely before using the overhanging baking paper to lift slice out of pan.

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Utterly delightful