Lemon Coconut Meringue Slice Recipe

We’re in love with this lemon coconut meringue slice recipe and you will be too. We have a quick video to show you how.

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This luscious lemon meringue coconut slice recipe from our friends at Foodiful guarantees to hit the spot! This is another of their wildly popular, old-fashioned favorites, not to be missed.

If you, like us, fell head over fork for their lemon meringue pie cheesecake, then this is another that you simply must try.

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This is not the first time they have served us up an incredible recipe though.

One of our favorites is without doubt their raspberry coconut slice and that is another we highly recommend.

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Lemon Coconut Meringue Slice Ingredients

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  • melted butter, for greasing
  • 250g (8.8oz) packet plain sweet biscuits
  • 125g (4.4oz) butter, melted
  • 395g (14oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • Finely grated zest of 2 lemons
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • ½ cup caster sugar
  • 1½ cups desiccated coconut

Lemon Coconut Meringue Sice Video Tutorial

This recipe is for confident cooks and will yield 16 squares. We highly recommend that you watch the quick video tutorial from Foodiful that will step you through the recipe. Press play above to view now ^

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Lemon Coconut Meringue Slice Method

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Preheat the oven to 180°C (350D). Grease a 30 x 20cm slice tin with melted butter and line with baking paper.

Put biscuits in the bowl of a food processor and process until fine crumbs form.

Add melted butter and process until well combined.

Press mixture into the base of prepared tin. Freeze for 10 minutes or until set.

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Combine condensed milk, zest, juice, and yolks in a bowl. Pour mixture over the base and spread evenly.

Put egg whites in the small bowl of an electric mixer and beat until frothy. With the motor running, add sugar,
1 tbsp at a time, beating well after each addition.

Beat until a thick shiny meringue forms. Fold coconut through the meringue. Spread meringue over slice filling.

Bake for 30 minutes or until the meringue is golden. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Cut into squares and serve.

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