• 125 g diced unsalted butter
  • 375 g golden caster sugar
  • 397 g tin condensed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 150 g pack festive fruit nut baking addition (or a mixture of raisins, flaked almonds, dried cranberries, chopped ready-to-eat dried apricots and chopped pistachios)


  1. 1

    Line an 18cm square tin with greaseproof paper.

  2. 2

    Put the butter, caster sugar and condensed milk in a large microwave-safe bowl - do not stir.

  3. 3

    Microwave for 1 minute on full power (900W) and stir. Repeat this, heating and stirring 9 times, then stir briskly until cooled and thickened.

  4. 4

    Stir in the vanilla extract and two-thirds of the pack of festive fruit and nuts baking addition.

  5. 5

    Pour into the tin, then scatter over the remaining fruit and nuts. Cool, then cut into squares.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 507kj 121kcal 6%
  • Fat 5.2g 7%
  • Saturates 2.5g 13%
  • Sugars 16.7g 19%
  • Salt 0.0g 0%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 1775kj/424kcal

Each serving provides

61.6g carbohydrate 1.0g fibre 5.5g protein

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