Apricot Jam and Coconut Slice



Prep Time

20 mins

Cooking Time

40 mins


16 Slices

Apricot Jam and Coconut Slice

Elevate your culinary experience with the perfect pairing of our homemade Apricot Jam and a delightful twist on the beloved Australian Classic coconut slice. Our delectable homemade jam serves as the star ingredient in this irresistible recipe, infusing every bite of our coconut slice with a burst of fruity goodness.


  • 125g butter, softened
  • ⅓ cup caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ cups self-raising flour
  • ½ cup desiccated coconut
  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • Extra ¼ cup caster sugar
  • Extra 1 egg, whisked
  • ¼ cup The Farmer's Wife Apricot Jam


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan forced. Grease and line a 30cm x 20cm slab pan with baking paper.

Step 2

Using an electric beater, beat butter, sugar, and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add egg and beat until just combined. Stir flour and desiccated coconut into the butter mixture. Spoon mixture into prepared pan and spread evenly with the back of a spoon. Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly golden. Cool.

Step 3

Spread apricot jam over the slice. Combine shredded coconut and extra sugar in a bowl. Add the extra egg and stir until combined. Spoon and spread mixture over jam. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden. Cool. Remove from cake pan and cut into fingers to serve.