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Lemon Lime Slice

Try this delicious recipe from River Cottage Australia.

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  • For the base

  • 80g butter

  • 250g sweetened condensed milk

  • 250g packet of Nice or plain sweet biscuits

  • 1 cup desiccated coconut

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon and or lime juice

  • Grated zest of one lime and or lemon

  • For the icing

  • 1 ¾ cups icing sugar

  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon/lime juice

  • Grated zest of lime and or lemon


  • For the base::

  • 1.

    Line a slice pan with baking paper.

  • 2.

    Finely crush your biscuits using a food processor. Stir in the coconut and zests until they are well mixed.

  • 3.

    Place the butter and condensed milk into a saucepan over a low heat. Stir occasionally and then remove from the heat when the butter is melted and the mixture is smooth. Off the heat, stir the lemon/lime juice into the condensed milk mixture.

  • 4.

    Add the condensed milk mix to the dry ingredients and combine thoroughly. The mixture will seem quite wet at this point.

  • 5.

    Press the mixture into the prepared pan and smooth firmly using a small roller. Refrigerate.

  • For the icing::

  • 1.

    Combine the icing sugar and lemon/lime juice in a small saucepan over a low heat. Stir until the mixture is warm (not hot) to touch and completely smooth.

  • 2.

    Remove from heat and spread over cooled slice.

  • 3.

    Finish with lemon/lime zest.

  • 4.

    Refrigerate until cold and firm and then remove from pan, cut off edges and cut into pieces.

  • 5.

    Store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.

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