Rainbow Berry Bar

SERVES: 24 portions


What you need:

  • 2 Cup Oat
  • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour (Plus 4 tsp)
  • 3//4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 3/4 Cup Butter, Softened
  • 1 1/2 Cup Blueberry
  • 1 1/2 Cup Strawberry
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Orange Juice

What to do:

  1. Be sure to wash your hands before you begin.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 F and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  3. Filling: a) In saucepan, bring berries, sugar and orange juice to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until tender, about ten minutes. Whisk in 4 teaspoons of whole wheat flour until thickened.
  4. Filling: b) Refrigerate until cooled.
  5. Base and Topping: a) In large bowl, stir together the oats, the rest of the flour, brown sugar, sea salt and baking soda.
  6. Base and Topping: b) Cut in the butter to form a crumbling mixture.
  7. Base and Topping: c) Reserve 1 ½ cups of the crumbs and pat evenly onto your lined baking tray.
  8. Base and Topping: d) Spread the berry mixture over the base. Crumble the reserved mixture topping over the berry mixture.
  9. Base and Topping: e) Bake in the oven until golden brown and firm to the touch, about 40-45 minutes.
  10. Base and Topping: f) Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  11. Base and Topping: g) Cut into squares and serve.