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Lemon and Coconut “Brownies”

Lemon and Coconut Brownies

Lemon and Coconut “Brownies”

{Makes About 15}

What you’ll need:

250g butter
430g (2 cups) caster sugar
4 eggs
225g (1 1/2 cups) plain flour
85g (1 cup) desiccated coconut
3 tsp finely grated lemon rind
60ml (1/4 cup) fresh lemon juice
Icing sugar, to dust

(1) Preheat oven to 180ºC. Line a 20 x 30cm slab pan with non-stick baking paper and grease the sides which aren’t covered with baking paper (2) Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat. Stir in sugar. Add eggs, 1 at a time, and stir until mixture is thick and glossy. (3) Sift the flour over the egg mixture and stir until well combined. Stir in coconut, lemon rind and lemon juice. Spread over base of prepared pan. (4) Bake for 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. Set aside in the pan to cool completely.