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  • Makes 1
  • 2 hours
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 9 Ingredients

This Dairy Free Lemon and Coconut Slice isn’t overly sweet, but it has a nice balance of creaminess and richness from the coconut icing and a nice tang from the lemon.


Ingredients (makes 1 Slice)

  • 1 1/3 cups Gluten free plain flour
  • 1/2 cup Almond meal
  • 1/4 cup Desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup Light olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Maple syrup
  • 1 Lemon rind, finely grated plus extra zest to serve
  • COCONUT ICING
  • 400ml can coconut cream, placed in fridge overnight (use one that has no additives)
  • 2 TBS Maple syrup

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C fan forced. Grease the base and sides of a square 20cm baking pan. Line with baking paper, allowing the sides to overhang.
  2. Whisk together the flour, almond meal, and coconut in a large bowl. Add the oil, syrup and zest. Use a large metal spoon to mix until combined. Press into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly golden. Set aside for 30 minutes or until cooled completely.
  4. Scoop the solid part from the coconut cream (it will be a bit over half the can) and transfer to a bowl. Discard the coconut water left in the can. Add the maple syrup.
  5. Use electric beaters or a stick blender to whip the cream until smooth. Pour over the prepared base. Place in the fridge for 30 minutes or until the icing has set.
  6. Sprinkle with lemon zest, and serve. Keep in the fridge

Notes

Store in the fridge

  • Sounds wonderful – thanks for sharing.

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  • Looks wonderful thanks for sharing

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  • A delicious vegan recipe I can pass on to my son. Lemon and coconut – such a summery combination – but oh so yummy.

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  • Yummo, lemon and coconut are a match made in heaven and I love both.

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  • I have never made, but love to eat a lemon slice. The mix of coconut sounds delicious too.

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  • This looks very tasty and quite simple to make

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  • Love lemon.
    Thank you for the recipe. My kids are dairy free and I’m Running out of recipes to make.

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  • Anything with lemon and coconut has me! Plus it’s great because it’s a bit healthier!

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  • oh this looks so good

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  • Yummy

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  • Looks yum i would try this saving this recipe thanks

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  • Will give this one a go, thank you. My eldest is vegan and we are always on the lookout for new recipes for him. I make a lemon slice but the inclusion of maple syrup has me intrigued.

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  • Yum I’ve never tried whipping coconut cream. Works well for dairy free

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  • Dairy and gluten free wow. Looks and sounds divine. thanks so much for sharing.

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  • The lemon slice looks delicious and easy to make and being gluten free is a bonus

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