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Austria , England , Gran Paula September 2006

A recipe for an Austrian dessert passed on to Helen by family friend and Austrian grandmother Gran Paula. Gran Paula’s Fruit Slice has been a family favourite for years. Filmed by Human Beans as part of What’s Cooking Grandmas of Lancaster.


  • Greased Baking Tray, Metal with 2″ sides
  • 1/2 lb plain flour
  • 1/4 lb of pastry margarine eg Stork or Trex
  • ice cold water
  • 1/2 lb dried fruit
  • GlacĂ© cherries
  • Candied peel
  • 1/2 pound ground almonds
  • 4ozs sugar
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • Directions 
  • Heat oven to 180C
  • Cook for 25 – 35 minutes until golden brown.

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Christopher July 31, 2013

Looks delicious. Thank you for posting this.

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