LEMON & COCONUT SLICE

 

Do you like lemons? Do you like coconut? Are you in need of a dead-easy, deliciously moist, cakey slice that uses only one bowl? Read on, recipe straight ahead. 

LEMON & COCONUT SLICE
from A Spoonful of Sugar

250g butter
1 1/2 cups caster sugar
4 eggs
1 1/2 cups plain flour
1 cup desiccated coconut
1 1/2 tbsp finely grated lemon rind
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 cup frozen berries (optional)
Icing sugar, to dust

  1. Preheat oven to 180º C. 
  2. Melt butter in a pan over medium heat.
  3. Remove from heat. Stir in sugar and add eggs, one at a time, stirring until mixture is thick and glossy.
  4. Sift in the flour and mix until well combined.
  5. Add the coconut, lemon rind and lemon juice and stir well.
  6. Spread over base of prepared pan.
  7. Dot the surface of the batter with the berries.
  8. Bake for 30 – 40 minutes (turning halfway through) or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  9. Set aside in the pan to cool completely.
  10. Dust with icing sugar and cut into squares.