Friday, September 11, 2009

Oak Tree Cottage Lemon Slice

This lemon slice was strongly recommended by a colleague of Girl's...recipe courtesy of Cuisine Magazine.



125g flour
90g sugar
75g cold butter, chopped into small pieces
1 teaspoon lemon zest


4 eggs
225g sugar
1/2 - 3/4 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons flour



To make the base, place the flour and sugar in a food processor. Add the butter and zest and mix until the mixture forms a ball. Roll out or press into the base of a 23cm buttered springform baking tin. Bake for 20 minutes at 180ºC until just turning golden.


Meanwhile, beat together the eggs and sugar until creamy. Fold in the lemon juice and flour. Pour this mixture over the crust and bake at 180ºC for 15 minutes. Lower the heat to 150ºC and bake a further 30 minutes or until the lemon mixture is set. Cool and cut into 6-8 wedges.To serve, dust with icing sugar and spoon whipped cream on the side. Serves 6-8.

Source: Recipe at Cuisine Magazine