Condensed Milk Pine Nuts Slice

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Condensed milk pine nuts slice

Condensed milk pine nuts slice

Here I come with my favourite again…..condensed milk! Those who follow my blog know that I LOVE condensed milk… much so to the point that I made my own. A daily dose in whatever way makes me happy and I’m sure makes me sweeter, too…..haha. Click How To Make Condensed Milk to learn how to make your own.

Chinese New Year is not over yet and my Chinese New Year will not be complete without something with condensed milk. It’s an auspicious occasion meant to be filled with lots of sweet goodies to bring sweetness to life.

Condensed Milk and Pine Nut Slice is probably another rare combination but a really delicious one. In fact this slice contains other favourite ingredients of mine which are coconut, peanut butter and Horlicks. They added extra flavour to this slice. This is a beautiful dessert to have with a cup of tea and great for any parties.

This recipe is again a simple and easy one. I made it for Chinese New Year Eve party.

Ingredients A (base)
4C biscuit crumbs
125g butter
3T peanut butter

Slice base

Slice base

Melt the butter and peanut butter. Pour into the biscuit crumbs and mix well. Press into a paper lined tin and chill for a while.

Ingredients B (topping)
1 & 1/2 C pine nuts
1C desiccated coconut
1/2C Horlicks
400g condensed milk

Add the pine nuts topping

Add the pine nuts topping

Mix the pine nuts, coconut and Horlicks well and then pour onto the base above.

Pour condensed milk over topping

Pour condensed milk over topping

Pour the condensed milk over it to cover. Then bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for about 20minutes or until the top turns caramel. Remove, let it cool down and chill in the fridge for a few hours until completely set before cutting.

For your information, I noticed that the base is a little too crumbly but the top portion was very delicious. If I make again, I will change the base. I will definitely be making this slice again. I really love the beautiful crunch from the pine nuts combined with all the beautiful flavour of the other ingredients and the sweetness from the caramelized condensed milk.

Do you like slices? What is your favourite slice? Do you have an easy slice recipe to share? Please share, add and comment in the comment box below.

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Other slice recipes that you may be interested in:
Lemon Bars For Lemon Lovers
Peanut Butter Bars
Coconut Walnut Slice
Coconut Rocky Road Slice
Chocolate Shortbread Slice
Condensed Milk Maltesers Slice

Quote of the day……

“All great masters are chiefly distinguished by the power of adding a second, a third, and perhaps a fourth step in a continuous line. Many a man has taken the first step. With every additional step you enhance immensely the value of your first.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Divina  on February 19th, 2010

Wow Mary, this looks heavenly. I know you’re going to say that (your first line) when I saw the title of the recipe. There is always room for something sweet.:)

Sarah, Maison Cupcake  on February 19th, 2010

Mmm these sound very nice, I always have some horlicks in the house as it’s the only thing my father drinks instead of tea!

Anju  on February 19th, 2010

Hi Mary, looks absolutely deliciously and your feast for chinese new year looks divine. Thanks for visiting my blog.

kate the bake  on February 19th, 2010

These looks great (I loved the look of your new year feast too)!
I want to try this with a gluten free base, but do you think it would taste ok without the horlicks (it contains gluten)?

Cheah  on February 19th, 2010

Wow, Mary, another of your creation! Pine nuts are great!

anncoo  on February 19th, 2010

This looks absolutely delicious! Can I have a slice with extra pine nuts:D
I’m going to make pineapple slice which I still have some leftover pineapple jam.

Christine@Christine's Recipes  on February 19th, 2010

Yeah, Mary, I know you love condensed milk. So do I, haha…
The combination of condensed milk and pine nuts is really rare, yet the slices look very inviting. Could I have a bite right now?

Sushma Mallya  on February 19th, 2010

wow it looks superb,got to try this out…

pigpigscorner  on February 19th, 2010

wow this sounds amazing! I love condensed milk too!

Olive ♥  on February 19th, 2010

Hi Mary, Kung Hei Fat Choi to you :) I love these you, I love coconut and condensed milk too :)

Nancy Aka Spicie Foodie  on February 19th, 2010

Wow Mary these look so amazingly good:) I too love condensed milk so can’t wait to try them out.

SKip to Malou  on February 19th, 2010

I loooooove condensed milk too! I just want to dip my fingers into your last photo and lick it right away! I’m waiting for a box of these condensed milk pine nuts slices in the mail Mary. A dozen would do hahaha!

Angie@Angie's Recipes  on February 19th, 2010

wow you have kept coming up many of my favourite sweets! Cool!

Shirley  on February 19th, 2010

That really sounds easy for something so delicious!

3hungrytummies  on February 19th, 2010

I’m craving for some sweets, looking at this is killing me!

5 Star Foodie  on February 19th, 2010

Oh, I am off to see if I have pine nuts - I know I have everything else to make this scrumptious slice!

Erica  on February 19th, 2010

Wow! That look delicious! I am with you…. love condensed milk for my desserts :)

Daydreamer Desserts  on February 19th, 2010

They look so yummy, and easy to make. I can’t wait to try this recipe out.

Mary  on February 19th, 2010

@Divina - You sure know me well enough to read my mind….LOL. Divina, you are just so sweet! :D

@Sarah, Maison Cupcake - I should make friend with your father :D I always add Horlicks to hot milk….very delicious.

@Anju - Thanks very much for visiting and for your lovely comment :)

@kate the bake - Thanks very much! :) I think it should be fine without the Horlicks though I have not tried it yet. The Horlicks just give it extra flavour and also will make the topping harder, just what I thought. Maybe I would substitute it with milk powder. Give a try. I’m sure it will still be very delicious. I would love to know your non gluten version.

@Cheah - Not a 100% successful creation though because of the base but happy enough that it’s very delicious :D

@anncoo - Thanks very much! Let me check. Oh, I’ll dig out all the pine nuts from other slices and put into one and reserve it for you :D Oooh, love to see your pineapple slice. I’m sure it’s very delicious. You are so good in baking. I have to catch up with you! Maybe you should take me to be your student :P

@Christine@Christine’s Recipes - Aha, we are in the same boat! Don’t you think we should start a condensed milk club? :D Come, there are some more slices for you :)

@Sushma Mallya - Have fun trying! I’m sure you will like it very much if you like the crunch and condensed milk. It’s my favourite…mmmm :D

@pigpigscorner - We are in the same boat! Great you are my condensed milk friend :D

@Olive ♥ - Thanks very much, Olive! Yeah…we are in the same boat….a bigger boat….loving coconut & condensed milk :D We are sweet ladies :P

@Nancy Aka Spicie Foodie - Thanks very much, Nancy! A thrill to know you love condensed milk too :D

@SKip to Malou - You are one more very sweet lady! We are in the same league :D I think licking condensed milk is one of the most fun things to do …LOL. Haha…look out for the mail box! Hope the postman doesn’t eat them :P

@Angie@Angie’s Recipes - We must be having similar sweet tooth :D I love your desserts too…just look soooo good…mmm

@Shirley - Yes, simple & easy. I’m sure your son can make them too. He’ll have fun making and eating. Mommy can do the cleaning up :D

@3hungrytummies - I wish I can send them through the computer for you :P

@5 Star Foodie - Oh, you can get your girl to make it for you. She’ll have fun and enjoy it :D Hope you have the pine nuts.

@Erica - Yeah…..more condensed milk friends :D Imagine if all of us who love condensed milk come together! Wonder what would happen….LOL

@Daydreamer Desserts - Thanks very much! Have fun making and eating :D

Food o' del Mundo  on February 19th, 2010

Oh Mary - you’ve done it again! I’ll have to substitute something for the Pine Nuts - they’re $20 PER Pound here - OUCH! ~Mary

Julie Lynn  on February 19th, 2010

Looks wonderful, as usual, Mary. Stop by my blog when you get a moment. I’ve left an award for you. =)

Sook @ My Fabulous Recipes  on February 19th, 2010

mmmm I love the=- flavor of condensed milk! Looks great, Mary!

Janice  on February 19th, 2010

Your sweets always looks delicious, must be all that condensed milk!

Mary  on February 19th, 2010

@Food o’ del Mundo - Whah….that’s expensive!! I think you better move here :D It’s definitely cheaper. Pine nuts are also very delicious sprinkled on salad.

@Julie Lynn - Awwww….thanks very much, Julie. That’s so sweet of you! Appreciate lots. You’ve made my day. I think you should count that as a birthday gift to me :P

@Sook @ My Fabulous Recipes - Thanks very much, Sook! You’d love it even more when you taste it :P

@Janice - I’m agreeing with you….the trick lies in the condensed milk I believe….mmmm….gooey & sweet. It has the power to make me happy :D

theUngourmet  on February 19th, 2010

These look so delicious! I love the pine nuts in here!

I also loved reading the Emerson quote! :)

tasteofbeirut  on February 19th, 2010

These look fantastic! I love the touch of peanut butter in the crust and the addition of pine nuts and coconut.
By the way, blood oranges are sold in a lot of supermarkets in the US and they taste like regular oranges, except maybe a little more sour.

Jeannie  on February 20th, 2010

Another beautiful scrumptious slice recipe you have there. Love the condensed milk topping.

Mary  on February 20th, 2010

@theUngourmet - Thanks very much! :) I hope the quote encourages and motivates you as much as it does to me.

@tasteofbeirut - Thanks very much! :) Hope I can get hold of some blood oranges to try one day. They look very interesting to me.

@Jeannie - Thanks very much, Jeannie! :)

Drick  on February 20th, 2010

so, so good looking and rich I bet - I know the flavors are out of this world

Jagruti  on February 20th, 2010

Hi Mary
sweet slices looks delectable..yummy and awesome!!! looking very rich and royal..;-)) thanks for dropping by and comment…hope to see you again..


Faith  on February 20th, 2010

I love how you can see the layers in this pretty dessert. This looks absolutely delicious! Happy Chinese New Year, Mary!

rebecca  on February 20th, 2010

oh yummy must be lovely with a cup of tea

Reeni  on February 20th, 2010

All of my favorite things are in these bars! What delicious treats!

Little Inbox  on February 20th, 2010

Making own condensed milk? I never thought of it.
Nice pine nut slice you have!

tigerfish  on February 20th, 2010

I forgot the last time I had condensed milk? Does the milk in the Asian kopi-o count? ;p

Leslie Limon  on February 21st, 2010

Oh, these look so good! Sweetened Condensed milk is very popular in Mexican desserts so I always have a few cans in my pantry! :D

Roti n Rice  on February 21st, 2010

This looks delicious! I have not had Horlicks for ages and pine nuts are really expensive here in the US. BTW, congrats on Top 9!

Mary  on February 21st, 2010

@Drick - Yes, beautiful flavor & taste :D Looks like my sweet tooth has become sweeter…LOL

@Jagruti - Thanks for visiting and for your lovely comment! :D These slices are my favourite. Give a try.

@Faith - Thanks very much, Faith! The base was a little crumbly but if you chill it well enough, I find it was not so bad. I’m happy to see the layers. But eating it is….mmmm….delicious! :D

@Rebecca - Yes, it is. I love it with tea too. I’m making it again very soon :)

@Reeni - Then I’m sure you will really enjoy these… me :D

@Little Inbox - Thanks very much. Making own condensed milk is very simple and easy. Give a try. I should have saved a lot of money by now :D

@tigerfish - Yes, that sure counts :D So, you are a condensed milk lover too….haha. Love our Asian kopi-o….so good aroma and taste.

@Leslie Limon - Oh…I have to learn Mexican desserts then. I used to keep a few cans in my pantry too. Couldn’t afford to run out of it any time. But since I knew how to make it, I am free from that fear :D

@Roti n Rice - Oh, thanks very much for congrats. Didn’t know I got into Top 9 at FB! That make smy day :D By the way, maybe you can try with other nuts apart from pine nuts, like cashew nuts. I think it would be very delicious too.

penny aka jeroxie  on February 21st, 2010

That is some serious sweet delight! Yummmo!

Andrea@WellnessNotes  on February 21st, 2010

I want a slice right now! :) Looks delicious! I haven’t used condensed milk in a long time, but my mom used to use it all the time…

Tasty Trix  on February 21st, 2010

These look so delicious - and congrats on foodbuzz Top 9!!!

Mary  on February 21st, 2010

@Penny aka jeroxie - Yes, very sweet & delicious…..great to indulge :P

@Andrea@WellnessNotes - You have to come here to have it :P Give this a try. It’s really delicious.

@Tasty Trix - Thanks very much for congrats! I’m so happy to get into Top 9 at FoodBuzz :D

The Little Teochew  on February 22nd, 2010

Oooh, it looks soooo tempting!

Laurie  on February 22nd, 2010

Yum and ee.. I love pine nuts, this sounds delicious! When I was young my mom put me to work in the kitchen helping with pies, my favorite was pumpkin that included condensed milk in the ingredients.

Mary  on February 22nd, 2010

@The Little Teochew - Thanks very much! :)

@Laurie - Ooooh….pineapple with condensed milk pie. I love that! Both are my favourite ingredients….mmm. Hope to try some time. I’m sure it taste awesome. That will make me very happy :D

Conor @ HoldtheBeef  on February 22nd, 2010

Haha, you’re the condensed milk queen! Another great recipe here :)

pegasuslegend  on February 23rd, 2010

Congrats on these delicious bars and your new chicken dish is fantastic as well. I tried to find a link to comment on the chicken today and couldnt find where to post anything… I love that chicken!~

Katherine  on February 23rd, 2010

You got me addicted to all things condensed milk. I just love it. This recipe is not only simple but looks really delicious too.

Kevin  on February 23rd, 2010

Those bars look really good!

Mary  on February 24th, 2010

@Conor @ HoldtheBeef - What a sweet name! :D Now I must find the king..LOL

@pegasuslegend - Thanks very much! :D Oh….now I wonder why you can’t find the link. Will let you know.

@Katherine - Haha…come & join my condensed milk craze :P A dose a day keeps the blues away..LOL

@Kevin Thanks very much. Kevin! :)

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