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No Bake Lemon Squares

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Global

Description

No Bake Lemon Squares is a type of a dessert bar flavoured with lemon, dessert bars on the other hand is a type of a baked item having a texture between cake and a cookie.


Ingredients

Scale

Base

  • 200g digestive crackers
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 100g butter
  • zest from 1 lemon

Lemon icing

  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 40g butter, softened
  • juice from 1 lemon

Instructions

  1. In a sauce pan cook together condensed milk and butter in low heat for 5 minutes while continuously stirring.
  2. In a food processor place crackers and process until resembles fine crumbs.
  3. In a bowl combine together crumbs, desiccated coconut and 2 teaspoons lemon rind. Mix well then add the hot condensed milk and butter mixture, stir well to combine.
  4. Press crackers mixture in a non-stick or greased pan (6 in x 10 in) then refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
  5. In a bowl combine icing sugar, butter and juice from 1 lemon, beat in slow speed until smooth.
  6. Spread icing on top of the pressed crackers then refrigerate for 30 more minutes until set.
  7. Top with lemon zest.