Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Breakfast-y tiffin*

With half of my colleagues home sick, I thought a little moral boosting might be in order for our team meeting this week, and having seen some delish tiffin around I knew it was just the thing!! =)

I used the recipe Lucy posted at Attic 24, but dried cranberries (or craisins) have been a bit tricky to find, and pecans expensive, so I tweaked it a bit. To be honest (apart from Christmassy goods) muesli is pretty much the extent of my relationship with dried fruit, so I based my tiffin on my favourite bowl of breakfast: apricot and almond with a sprinkle of coconut. Ooh, and I threw in some white chocolate chips too =)



Ooh, and since the butter and the biscuits (I used Marie biscuits) came in 250g packets I used 250g of chocolate too - the recipe is really flexible so it still worked out super =)

Mmmmmmm PERFECT!

xo

*this is really pretty much what we would call hedgehog slice, or might be called refrigerator cake, but doesn't TIFFIN just sound tasty?

4 comments:

  1. Yummo looks like they did the trick. I think the health food shop at the Belcer's Markets has what you're after!

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  2. yep I get my cranberries from the Belconnen markets too but the supermarket has them too, right in with all the other fruit like raisins etc. I think they even sell craisins!

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  3. Yummo.

    Bet they're not as good as mine though!! He he!!

    For my next experiment, I'm going to try dried mango and pecans (seeing as I have all these pecans left from Sunday's effort) otherwise I'd try macadamias. And I'm going to stick with the Granitas.

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  4. You are a nasty temptress - they look so good and I really shouldn't eat them at the moment....but I want to!

    Craisins are a fave around here, but dried cherries are my favourite, although they are hard to get.

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