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Chocolate Peppermint Slice - Gluten Free

By Chelsea Sugar
Chocolate Peppermint Slice - Gluten Free
12 servings
  • 8 reviews

  • Difficulty Easy
  • Prep time 1 hrs 25 mins
  • Cooking time 20 mins
  • Serves

    Biscuit Base
    ⅔ cup (100g) gluten free plain flour
    ½ tsp baking powder
    ¼ cup (40g) cocoa powder
    ⅔ cup (100g) ground almonds
    ½ cup (45g) desiccated coconut
    ¾ cup (165g) Chelsea Raw Caster Sugar
    ½ cup (125g) unsalted butter, melted
    1 extra large egg, lightly beaten


    3 cups (450g) Chelsea Icing Sugar, sifted
    4 Tbsp boiling water
    ½ tsp peppermint essence


    150g dark chocolate, chopped
    2 tsp vegetable oil


    Preheat oven to 180ºC conventional (160ºC fan forced). Grease and line base of a 28cm x 18cm slice tin, or similar sized tray.

    Base: Sift flour, baking powder and cocoa into a bowl and add ground almonds, coconut, caster sugar, butter and egg. Mix until combined. Press into prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes.

    Filling: Combine icing sugar, boiling water and peppermint essence. Stir until well combined and pour immediately over base. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until set.

    Topping: Combine chocolate and oil in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water and stir until melted and smooth. Pour over peppermint layer and refrigerate for a further 30 minutes. Cut into even slices.

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Average Rating
(8 reviews)

Can I use ordinary flour instead of gluten free flour

Loved this recipe, turned out perfectly and was gone too quick!

Delicious, a new family favorite. Easy to make dairy free as well.

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Does this work with gluten flour?

CHELSEA SUGAR: Hi Sylvia, we haven't tested it, but you should be able to swap the flour. Make sure you go by weight, not cup size, when doing this. Let us know how you get on :)

I have just made this it is now chilling out in the fridge awaiting the teens return home, very simple and smells divine.

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I saved it to my recipe book! So good!

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Very easy to make. Tastes like the peppermint from the store!

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Easy to make and very tasty. A family favourite.

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