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    Pistachio & Goji Berry Gluten-free Treacle Squares

    Looking for the perfect Autumn sweet treat? You need to give this pistachio and Goji Berry treacle squares recipe a go!

    "Cake or biscuits? Ah, decisions, decisions. Well, how about something “in-between”? You know, it’s not as dinky as a biscuit, so you won’t have to go back again and again, but not as big as a cake, so you won’t feel guilty for having seconds. Clever, right? Of course I wanted something suitably seasonal and a dark bake with treacle seemed just right. To add just a little bit of “healthiness”, I decided to make it gluten free and add goji berries which are packed with antioxidants which support the immune system – something we can all benefit from during the cold and dark months. These little squares are quite filling but not overwhelming, so they’re perfect for a cosy afternoon with a hot mug of tea."

    Here´s what you´ll need...

    • 100g shelled pistachios
    • 100g dried goji berries
    • 175g butter
    • 100g light muscovado sugar
    • 150g gluten free self-raising flour
    • 100g gluten-free oats
    • 2tsp chopped ginger
    • 3tbsp black treacle

    Here´s how it´s done... Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 180C. Put the pistachios into a plastic bag and bash them into pieces with a rolling pin.

     

    Step 2

    In a large pot, melt the butter, sugar and treacle until melted.

     

    Step 3

    Take the pot off the heat. Add the goji berries, pistachios, chopped ginger, flour and oats to the pot and stir well until all combined.

     

    Step 4

    Spoon the mixture into the squares of the baking tray. Bake for 25 minutes.

     

    Step 5

    Once done, take the tray out of the oven and leave to cool before serving.

     

     

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