Chelsea

celebrating 130 years 1884-2014

Tangy Lemon Slice

By J Clark
Tangy Lemon Slice
12 servings
  • 9 reviews

  • Difficulty Easy
  • Prep time 5 mins
  • Cooking time 20 mins
  • Serves
    12
Ingredients

    Base
    200g butter
    1/4 cup Chelsea Golden Syrup
    1 1/4 cup standard flour
    1 tsp baking powder
    1 1/4 cup crushed cornflakes
    1 cup Chelsea White Sugar
    1/2 cup coconut
    1/2 cup sultanas, optional

    Lemon Icing
    1 1/2 - 2 cup Chelsea Icing Sugar
    5g butter (a knob)
    2 Tspn lemon juice
    small quantity of boiled water

Method

    Preheat the oven to 180°C. Lightly grease a 20cm x 30cm sponge roll tin.

    Melt butter and golden syrup in a large pot. Remove from heat and sift flour and baking powder into the pot. Add cornflakes, sugar, coconut and sultanas (optional). Mix well. Press into the lightly greased baking tin. Bake in oven for 20 minutes or until starting to brown. When cold ice with lemon icing.

    Icing
    Boil kettle. Put icing sugar, butter and lemon juice into a bowl. Add small amounts of boiled water, mixing with a knife, until icing is at desired consistency. Spread over base. Sprinkle with coconut.

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Reviews

Average Rating
59
(9 reviews)


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What size baking pan should this be made in? I made it in a smaller swiss roll tin and it was too brittle and short, hard to cut up and fell apart. I think if I used a smaller pan it would have been better.
CHELSEA: sorry that this wasn't specified. We recommend using a 20cm x 30cm sponge roll tin - have just updated the recipe accordingly.

My overseas visitors love this slice as much as we do.

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Easy to make. People enjoyed it and evry piece was eaten. Thank you Chelsea.

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i really like this recipe. it uses up the left over corn flakes and my partner really likes it too. i didn't use sultanas or coconut as i don't like coconut and it was lovely.

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This slice is just excellent and my husband said it was like something you get in a cafe!

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Really yummy my family loves it! They said i have to keep baking it! I love it!

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Love it. Al the boys on Hubby's building site are clamoring for the recipe.

And Sooo easy to make

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Most enjoyable slice.
Don,t think you really need the icing but
then it can,t be called 'lemon' I quest.

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The best slice I make - according to Master 13 and Miss 12.

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