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Luscious Lemon Delight

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A delicious light, lemony and tangy treat for your next family get together. Enjoy this luscious lemon delight!


Biscuit base:

2c cake flour
1tsp baking powder
1tsp freshly finely grated nutmeg
2tsp finely grated lemon zest
2Tbl desiccated coconut
2Tbl castor sugar
150g butter
60ml maple syrup
30ml lemon juice


3/4c desiccated coconut
130g butter soft
385g can condensed milk
3/4c lemon juice

Biscuit base:
Sift flour, baking powder, nutmeg together
Add zest, coconut, sugar, and set aside.
Heat butter, maple syrup, lemon juice until melted
Cool to room temp for ± 30 min
Mix wet and dry ingredients to form a dough.
Cut off 1/3 and wrap in plastic wrap and chill in the fridge
Pat the rest of the dough in a grease 20cm by 20cm tin and bake at 180C for 10 min. Cool.

Mix all the filling ingredients then let mixture stand for 2 min.
Spread over the cooled base, grate rest of dough over the filling
Bake at 180C for 20-25 min.
Cut into squares whilst still warm.
Cool completely before removing it from the baking tin.
Yummy with lemon rooibos tea.

Prepared, tried, and tested Melenie Govender Pillay 

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