"Lemon" Slice

Today was my day at home with Oscar and we decided to make “lemon” slice.  Lemons are quite high in salicylates, so Oscar can’t have them, but citric acidmakes a good substitute.  I adapted this recipe from the Nestle one on the condensed milk label. “Lemon” Slice (Low Chem) “Lemon” Slice 3/4 cup plain flour 3/4 cup plain wholemeal flour 1/2 cup icing sugar 150g butter 400g can skim sweetened condensed milk 1 egg 1/2 cup lemon juice substitute (add extra citric acid for a stronger “lemon” flavour) 2 tbsp plain flour, extra 1 tspn baking powder 1 tbspn icing sugar, extra Citric acid  Preheat the oven to 180C.  Line a 20 x 20cm slice or cake tin with grease proof paper. Sift the two flours and icing sugar together, adding the husks back in. Melt the butter and add to the flour mixture, mix well.  Press into the slice … Continue reading