I don’t want to admit it…but seriously…coming home from a holiday where you are waited on hand and foot has been hell! So when I walked past the Muffin Something or Other shop and saw the Lemon Coconut Slices in the glass cabinet, I was filled with a longing to just buy one and be done with the whole concept of making every blessed thing from scratch! But I am not sure if I have been thermomixing for a little too long…I couldn’t do it. I need therapy. I need to be tied down and force fed fast food or premade cakes…is there anyone out there up for the task?
What I DID do was buy a pack of Arrowroot biscuits (shock, horror) and whip this up. I am not sure if it was the weather today, but it needed to be kept in the freezer to hold its shape. It has been totally humid and hot today, so I am going with that. Otherwise, try a little less butter, but it wouldn’t come together until I added the amount that appears in this recipe. And no, I didn’t make the butter myself! (Not this time.)
- 2 lemons zested, finely grated
- 150 g butter
- 50 g cashews, roasted
- 250 g Arnotts Milk Arrowroot biscuits
- 1 tsp Vanilla - Bean Paste Heilala vanilla bean paste BUY
- 400 g icing sugar
- 1 - 2 lemons, juice (around 50g)
- 70 g butter, cubed
- Enough shredded coconut to cover icing to taste
Place all base ingredients into Thermomix bowl and blend 20 sec/speed 8 or until well blended and coming together.
Line a square baking tin with paper and press the mixture into it. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
Make icing by placing all ingredients except coconut into Thermomix bowl and blending 20-30 sec/speed 6.
Spread on top of slice, top with coconut and place into freezer until ready to serve. Slice when frozen….and eat whenever you damn well feel like it!