Lemony Slice


125g butter, softened
1/4 cup icing sugar
1 1/4 cups plain flour
3 eggs
1 cup caster sugar
2 tsp finely grated lemon rind
1/2 cup lemon juice
2 tsp icing sugar, extra


Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease shallow 22cm square cake pan, line base with baking paper.
Beat the butter & sifted icing sugar in a bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. Stir in 1 cup of the flour.
Press mixture evenly over base of pan and bake for about 15 mins or until browned lightly.

Place the eggs, caster sugar, remaining flour (1/4 cup), rind and juice in a bowl; whisk until combined.
Pour mixture over hot base.
Bake for about 20 mins or until firm. Cool the slice in the pan on a wire rack before cutting. 
Serve dusted with the sifted extra icing sugar.

Make sure the base is well mixed together and all flour is incorporated.
Check slice after 15 mins to see if cooked.

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