Got to love the country life!

a country life lemon-slice-stacked1

Growing up a in a country’s being the best thing that has happened to my life! My favorite dessert I had growing up was the good old lemon slice! I always loved lemons, and from the first moment i tasted it have loved it ever since!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 100g butter
  • 200g Granita biscuits
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 lemon, rind finely grated

Lemon icing:

  • 2 cups icing sugar mixture
  • 40g butter, softened
  • 1 lemon, juiced

Method:

  • Grease and line a 3cm-deep, 15.5cm x 25cm (base) slab pan (see note). Place condensed milk and butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for 4 to 5 minutes or until butter melts.
  • Place biscuits in a food processor and process to fine crumbs. Combine crumbs, coconut and 2 teaspoons lemon rind in a bowl. Add hot butter mixture. Stir until well combined.
  • Press biscuit mixture into prepared pan. Refrigerate for 1 1/2 hours or until firm.
  • Make lemon icing: Place icing sugar mixture, butter and 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice in a bowl. Beat with a wooden spoon until smooth. Spread icing over slice. Refrigerate for a further 30 minutes or until icing has set. Cut into pieces. Serve

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