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Almond Crumble Bars with Apricot Center

An easy and crunchy sheet bake with a sweet apricot centre. These bars are a perfect tea time treat, but your children will love finding them in their lunchboxes too.


  • 125 ml (½ C) butter
  • 125 ml (½ C) sugar
  • 15 ml (1 T) sunflower oil
  • 5 ml (1 t) vanilla essence
  • 1 egg
  • 500 ml (2 C) cake flour
  • 15 ml (1 T) baking powder
  • 2.5 ml (½ t) salt
  • 80 g chopped almonds
  • 1 x 825 g can Rhodes Apricot Halves in Syrup, drained


  1. Cream the butter and sugar with the oil and vanilla essence until light and creamy, add the egg and beat well.
  2. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together and then add to the creamed mixture, working the mixture into a dough.
  3. Halve the dough.
  4. Add the chopped almonds to one half of the dough and mix well until the almonds are evenly distributed through the dough.
  5. Place this almond half of the dough in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  6. Press the unfrozen dough evenly across the bottom of a greased cake pan.
  7. Puree the Rhodes Quality Apricot Halves or chop very finely.
  8. Spread the dough with all of the puree.
  9. Crumble the frozen dough over the top of the apricots, and bake in the oven preheated to 180 C for 40 minutes or until golden and crunchy.
  10. Remove from the oven, allow to cool.
  11. Slice into 12 equal bars.

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