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Hazelnut Squares


Sweet nutty sponge squares.




1 hour

12 servings


  • 7oz Cooking Margarine

  • 11oz Soft Brown Sugar

  • 11oz Plain Flour

  • 7oz Chopped Hazelnuts

  • 2 Beaten Eggs

  • 2 tsp Baking Powder

  • 8 Tbsp Milk

  • Pinch Salt


1. Preheat oven to 180ºC/350ºF/Gas Mark 4.

2. Grease small cake tin and line bottom with greaseproof paper.

3. Sieve the flour, salt and baking powder into a large mixing bowl.

4. Rub in the margarine until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.

5. Stir in the brown sugar.

6. Add the egg, milk and nuts and mix well.

7. Spoon the mixture into the prepared cake tin and level the surface.

8. Press lightly into greased baking tray and bake for 40 minutes or until the mixture is firm to the touch when pressed by a finger. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.

9. Remove from baking tray, cut into pieces as required and allow to stand on a wire rack until cold.

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