Chocolate Weet-Bix slice

Mmmm - afternoon tea visits both days this weekend has meant an excuse for a little bit of baking chez Kuka. I made this slice to take along to Brown Owls a few weeks ago, and had been meaning to post it here, so this was the perfect chance to snap some photos and share =)

I have no idea where this recipe came from - we used to make it often as kids and its hand written into my copy of "Cookery the Australian Way" (in fact, I seem to recall it being hand written into one of my mum's books too.) The recipe is a little bit special in that the main ingredient is Weet-Bix - that makes it healthy enough to have an extra piece, don't you think?

In a mixing bowl combine 4 Weet-Bix (or whatever wheat-based biscuit cereal you fancy), one cup of self raising flour, half a cup of sugar, a tablespoon of cocoa and 185g melted butter.
Press the mixture into a greased slice tin, and bake for about 18 minutes at 180C.

That's it!

Once its cool you can ice it - I used chocolate this time, but chocolate peppermint is also tasty! And sprinkles! =)

Enjoy =)



  1. You are the perfact afternoon tea hostess, and I really enjoyed these. I forgot about the weetbix! Another great use for them, besides rumballs!

  2. The simple things in life are often the best!

  3. In my childhood home this recipe is known as "Michelle slice" after my older sister. She invented a new version, which has the same base as yours, topped with a layer of peppermint (can't recall how that was made), then a layer of melted chocolate. Yummmmmmm

  4. ooh thanks for posting the recipe (nearly wrote pattern then, whoops)! I've had it on my mind since Brown Owls, and I think I've got all the ingredients on hand. Clearly it's fate, and I shall have to make it right now.


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