This is a delicious sweet treat that contains no dairy, relatively little oil, no processed wheat flour and no refined sugar.

Plum & ginger slice

Makes 14 large slabs


  • 20 plums canned (1 large tin)
  • 2 cups date puree (1 cup water + 1 cup dates blended)
  • 1/4 c rice bran oil
  • 1 cup coconut shredded
  • 1 cup rice flour (wholemeal preferable)
  • 4 cups oats
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup ground almond
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger


  1. mix all ingredients (except plums) in a large mixing bowl
  2. halve the oat mixture
  3. get a baking tray approximately 200x300mm – brush lightly with oil
  4. press out half of mixture onto the baking tray
  5. drain the plums well and take out the stones – place on top of the oat base
  6. press out the remaining oat mixture on the bench and place on top of the plums – be careful not to push the ingredients around too much
  7. bake for 30 minutes at 180 degrees or until golden brown
  8. cool and then cut into slabs with a serrated knife