Sticky Lemon Slice

lemon slice

 

Sticky lemon slice is a recipe that pops up everywhere, this version, to the best of our knowledge is quite generic and has been shared around many community cookbooks.

Ingredients

  • 225g butter,softened
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • finely grated zest of 2 lemons
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • icing sugar for dusting

Method

Preheat oven to 170 C.


Beat the butter and sugar until pale and creamy, either with a cake mixer or in the food processor. Mix in the flour.


Press dough into a 20x 30 cm slice pan.  Bake for 15 minutes then remove from the oven.


While the base is cooling, make the topping.


Beat the sugar and eggs together until pale and creamy, add  flour, baking powder, lemon rind and lemon juice. Mix together.


Pour the mixture on top of the base, then return it to the oven and bake for a further 30-35minutes, or until golden in colour and firmish to the touch.


Cool in the tin, then dust with icing sugar and cut into squares. Transfer to an airtight container when cool.


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2 thoughts on “Sticky Lemon Slice

  1. I made the sticky lemon slice today, for the first time and it was delicious. Iwill be making it again. Thank you for the recipe.

  2. Love looking up all the scrummy recipes and trying out on my friends. Really enjoy your talk back on Saturday mornings always tune in. Great to hear how many young people are getting back into baking, both my daughters are great bakers.

    Cheers
    Gaynor