Christmas Coconut Lemon Bars Recipe

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Christmas coconut lemon bars Recipe. Enjoy our collection of Christmas dessert recipes and learn how to make Christmas coconut lemon bars.

Zesty lemon and coconut lend this festive dessert a distinctly summery flavour.

To Prep 0:15
To Cook 0:35
MAKES about 20 slices


1 1/2 cups (225g) plain flour
1/2 cup (80g) icing sugar mixture
180g chilled butter, chopped
4 eggs, lightly whisked
1 1/2 cups (315g) caster sugar
1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind
1/2 cup (125ml) fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup (65g) shredded coconut


Preheat panggangan to 180C. Grease and line the base and sides of a 20 x 30cm lamington pan with baking paper, allowing the 2 long sides to overhang.

Place the flour, icing sugar and butter in the bowl of a food processor and process until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Spoon into the prepared pan and press mixture evenly over the base with the back of a spoon.

Bake in preheated panggangan for 15 minutes or until lightly golden.

Meanwhile, whisk the eggs, sugar, lemon rind and juice, baking powder and three-quarters of the coconut in a large bowl until well combined. Pour over the base and sprinkle evenly with remaining coconut. Bake in panggangan for a further 20 minutes or until golden brown and just set. Remove from panggangan and set aside in pan to cool completely. Cut into squares to serve.

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