LEMON SLICE

LEMON SLICE

Not a fan of the super-sweet?  This no-bake lemon slice is the perfect treat to keep your taste buds happy.  Enjoy it by itself as a nutrition-packed snack, or smother your serve in a pile of ice cream. 
Prep Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Sweets
Cuisine General
Servings 16
Energy 1650kJ

Ingredients

Biscuit Base

  • 400 g finely crushed Arnotts's Marie biscuits, or, for a gluten free slice, use 600 g finely crushed Arnott's Rice Cookies
  • 2-3 zest lemons
  • 4 scoops AdVital Powder, 100 g
  • 2 cups desiccated coconut, 170 g
  • 230 g butter, or, for a gluten free slice, use 200 g butter
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk, 395 g

Icing

  • 4 tbsp lemon juice, 60 mL
  • 1 can pure or gluten free icing sugar, 250 g
  • 4 scoops AdVital Powder, 100 g
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut, 45 g

Instructions
 

Biscuit Base

  • Line a 20cm x 30cmslice tray or shallow dish with baking paper.
  •  Finely crush the cookies with a rolling pin or food processor.
  • Mix the lemon zest, AdVital Powder, and coconut with the cookie crumbs.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan with the condensed milk. Stir until butter melts, and make sure it doesn’t boil.
  • Add the melted butter and condensed milk to the dry mix, and blend them together until they are mixed thoroughly.
  •  Press the resulting mixture evenly into the lined tray.

Icing

  • Combine all ingredients, except the coconut, in a saucepan. Cook the ingredients over a low heat until the resulting mixture is smooth.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat, and spread the mixture evenly over the biscuit base.
  • Sprinkle the slice with coconut.
  • Refrigerate the slice for 45 minutes (or until it is firmly set).
  • Cut up the slice and serve it.

Notes

Hints and Tips:
  • Serve the slice with whipped cream (see our Scones with Jam & Cream recipe).
  • Crumble the slice and sprinkle it over ice cream or sorbets, or use the crumbs as a cheesecake or pie base.
Low FODMAP Diet Tips:
  • This recipe is not recommended for a low FODMAP diet.
  • If a low FODMAP diet is being followed, use the Monash University FODMAP Diet App to find suitable low FODMAP ingredient alternatives.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
LEMON SLICE
Serving Size
 
82.1 g
Amount per Serving
Energy
 
1650
kJ
21
%
Calories
394
% Daily Value*
Protein
 
8.4
g
17
%
Fat
 
24
g
37
%
Saturated Fat
 
16.5
g
103
%
Carbohydrates
 
35.2
g
12
%
Fiber
 
2.3
g
10
%
Sugar
 
20.2
g
22
%
Starch
 
14.9
g
Sodium
 
191
mg
8
%
Potassium
 
214
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 8000 kJ diet.
Keyword Desserts, Fortified Recipe, Sweet, Vegetarian
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Fortified Recipe, Sweet, Vegetarian
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