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Simply the zest! This lemon pistachio slice will have you reaching for seconds

You'll love the citrusy twist in this slice!
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This delicious lemon pistachio slice is the perfect dessert that will have your guests reaching for seconds and can be made up to five days ahead.

Be sure to store the slice in an airtight container in the fridge.

For a twist on the recipe, replace pistachios with flaked almonds for a change.

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Ingredients

Method

1.

Grease an 18cm x 28cm rectangular slice pan. Line base and sides with baking paper, extending paper 3cm above pan edges.

2.

Beat butter, caster sugar and vanilla in small bowl of an electric mixer until pale and creamy. Stir in our until combined. Press evenly over base of prepared pan.

3.

Cook in a moderate oven (180C) for about 12 minutes, or until light golden. Remove. Stand for 10 minutes.

4.

Meanwhile, make filling. Beat butter and sugar in same, clean bowl of electric mixer until pale and creamy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until combined. Stir in rind, juice, coconut and our. Pour over base. Spread evenly.

5.

Return slice to moderate oven. Cook, for about 20 minutes or until filling is set and light golden. Remove.

6.

To make icing, place sugar in a bowl. Stir in enough juice to form a smooth, thick consistency. Spread over warm slice. Sprinkle with pistachios. Refrigerate until set.

7.

Lift slice from pan. Cut into bars.

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