Lime slice
Lime slice

Lemon or lime slice

Lemon / Lime Slice

 

Ingredients

Topping

5 medium eggs

11/2 cups caster sugar

2/3 cup freshly squeezed lime OR lemon juice

zest of 1 lime OR lemon

85g plain flour

pure icing sugar, to dust

Base

4 tblspn caster sugar

150g plain flour

130g chilled butter, cut into rough cubes

 

Method

Preheat oven to 160°C. Grease a 26cm x 18cm slice tin.

To make base, place flour and sugar in a food processor and mix briefly.

Add the chilled butter and process until combined and the pastry starts to form a ball.

Press dough into greased tin and bake for 15-20 minutes at 160°C.

While base is cooking, mix eggs and sugar until combined.

Stir in lime or lemon juice, zest and sift in flour.

Beat until combined.

Remove base when cooked, and lower oven temperature to 150°C.

Pour topping mixture onto base and return to oven for 30-35 minutes, until top is puffed and golden.

Cool and dust with sifted icing sugar, then cut into squares.

 

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