Lemon Myrtle Slice

A simple and delicious lemon myrtle slice using native ingredients.
  • 1/2 cup condensed milk

  • 100g butter

  • 200g granita biscuits

  • 1 cup desiccated coconut

  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind

  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon myrtle

  • 2 cups pure icing sugar

  • 20g butter, softened

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 

  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon myrtle

Step 1 / Line base and sides with baking paper, extending paper 2cm above edges of pan.

Step 2 / Place condensed milk and butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until smooth and combined. Remove from heat.

Step 3 / Using a food processor, process biscuits until fine crumbs. Transfer to a bowl. Add coconut and lemon rind. Stir to combine. Add hot butter mixture. Mix well to combine. Add lemon myrtle powder. Press mixture over the base of prepared pan. Refrigerate for 1-1.5 hours.

Step 4 / Make lemon icing: Sift icing sugar into a bowl. Add butter and lemon juice. and lemon myrtle. Spread icing over slice. Stand at room temperature for 30 minutes or until icing has set.

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