When it comes to slices this is always a fave.
I have made these many times and they were a hit with my son as he was getting older and started school,I would put these in his lunch box.
Remember there is a lot of sugar and butter in this recipe, so don't give the child too much, make the size small.
3 tablespoons caster sugar
3/4 cup SR flour
1 cup plain flour
Cream together butter and sugar, add egg and beat well
Add flours and mix to a dough.
Rest it and refrigerate it for a few minutes .
Roll it out into a greased Swiss roll tin.
1/2 cup jam
3 egg whites
2/3 cup Castor sugar
1 cup coconut
Spread pastry with Jam.
Beat egg whites until stiff gradually beat in sugar.
Fold in coconut .
Spread mixture over the Jam and bake the lot for 40-45 minutes
When cool cut into child size pieces