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Ginger Crunch Slice

Whether you love ginger or not, you are sure to love this ginger crunch slice. It start with a crisp biscuit like base, and is topped with a caramel ginger flavoured icing.

If any of you grew up eating treats from the New Zealand Edmonds cookbook, you might be familiar with this slice. It’s one of those slices that will take you right back to your childhood.

Whether you love ginger or not, you are sure to love this ginger crunch slice.  It start with a crisp biscuit like base, and is topped with a caramel ginger flavoured icing.

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Ingredients in ginger crunch slice

Ready to whip up a batch of ginger crunch? You will need the following ingredients:

  • Butter
  • Sugar
  • Plain flour
  • Baking powder
  • Ground ginger
  • Icing sugar
  • Golden syrup
Whether you love ginger or not, you are sure to love this ginger crunch slice.  It start with a crisp biscuit like base, and is topped with a caramel ginger flavoured icing.

How to make ginger crunch slice

Before making a start on this recipe, first preheat the oven to 190c. Line a slice tin with baking paper and set aside.

Add the softened butter and sugar to the bowl of a stand mixer and beat until the butter it light and fluffy. Add the plain flour, baking powder and ground ginger to the mixer and mix until well combined. The mixture will be fairly dry and crumbly at this point.

Turn the mixture onto a lightly floured bench and knead the mixture together. Press the mixture firmly into the prepared slice tin. Bake for 20 minutes.

While the base is baking, make a start on the ginger icing. Place the extra butter, icing sugar, golden syrup and extra ground ginger in a small saucepan. Heat over a low heat until the butter has melted and the icing is smooth and well combined.

Pour the icing over the hot slice. Cut the slice into small squares before the slice cools completely. Store the slice in an airtight container at room temperature.

Whether you love ginger or not, you are sure to love this ginger crunch slice.  It start with a crisp biscuit like base, and is topped with a caramel ginger flavoured icing.

Ginger Crunch Slice recipe

Whether you love ginger or not, you are sure to love this ginger crunch slice. It start with a crisp biscuit like base, and is topped with a caramel ginger flavoured icing.

Ginger Crunch Slice

Yield: 16
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Whether you love ginger or not, you are sure to love this ginger crunch slice. It start with a crisp biscuit like base, and is topped with a caramel ginger flavoured icing.

Ingredients

  • 140g butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 75g butter, extra
  • 3/4 cup icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger, extra

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 190c. Line a slice tin with baking paper and set aside.
  2. Add the softened butter and sugar to a stand mixer and beat until light and fluffy. Add the plain flour, baking powder and ground ginger and mix until well combined. The mixture will be fairly dry and crumbly at this stage.
  3. Turn the mixture onto a lightly floured bench and knead the mixture together. Press the mixture firmly into the prepared slice tin. Bake for 20 minutes.
  4. While the slice is baking, make the ginger icing by adding the extra butter, icing sugar, golden syrup and extra ground ginger to a small saucepan. Heat over a low heat until the butter has melted and the icing is smooth and well combined. Pour over the hot slice and cut into squares before the slice cools completely.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 191Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 119mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 0gSugar: 12gProtein: 1g

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