+This delicious shortcake is stunning as a hot dessert, served with ice cream or custard, or cooled and sliced for afternoon tea. Use our conversion chart User ratingRate this recipe12345red wine lamb curry pie pasta avocado tortilla nuts apple coconut raspberries berry banana smoothie ice cream pudding roast vegetable salmon tart biscuits chocolate cake vanilla couscous salad muesli slice burritos tacos mexican prawn prawns surimi pea ham soup muffins frittata cheese leek pizza stir fry shanks mushroom italian shellfish cranberry spinach venison potato fish Potatoes Lunch Cheesecake Dessert Summer Cupcakes Main Fruit Yoghurt Greek vegetarian snack Drink gluten free Mains Entree Breakfast Baking Snacks spaghetti wattie's steak Father's Day Recipe Ideas Lunchbox Entertaining Casserole Pams Chicken Rice Asian Bacon School Holiday Recipes Pumpkin beef Christmas sweet healthy mussels vegetables Great New Zealand Baking Book afternoon tea raw no-bake Meal Type:SnacksPrep Time:0 - 15 minsCooking Time:30 - 60 minsServes:6 +Ingredients250g butter, softened3/4 cup soft brown sugar1 egg1 tsp vanilla essence2 1/2 cups flour2 1/2 tsp baking powder410g can Wattie's Peaches Sliced in Light Syrup1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled and slicedInstructionsPreheat oven to 180°C. In a bowl or food processor beat together the butter, brown sugar, egg and vanilla essence until creamy and well mixed.Add the flour and baking powder and stir or pulse to mix well.With floured hands press 2/3 of the mixture into the base of a 22cm square cake tin lined with baking paper.Drain Wattie’s Peach Slices and reserve syrup. Place on dough with the apple slices.Dot remaining mixture over the top of the fruit.Bake for 35-40 minutes, until cooked and top is golden. Remove from the oven and allow to cool. While still warm, brush with syrup glaze or leave until cold and dust with icing sugar to serve.To make the syrup glaze, pour the peach syrup into a small saucepan. Bring to the boil and allow to reduce by half.Tips:Make sure the butter is very soft, but not melted, which will make mixing much easier.For a delicious variation, replace the apples with pears or your favourite summer berries.