1 1/2 cups of self-raising flour
1 cup of desiccated coconut
1/2 cup of brown sugar
1/2 cup of finely chopped walnuts
150g butter, melted
1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
2 cups of icing sugar mixture
1/4 cup of strained lemon juice
1 teaspoon of butter, room temperature
1 tablespoon of desiccated coconut to garnish
1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celcius. Grease and line a 30cm x 20cm slice tin and line with baking paper (with a slight overhang).
2. Combine the flour, coconut, walnuts and sugar in a mixing bowl and make a well in the centre. Add the melted butter and vanilla and mix until evenly combined.
3. Place the mixture into the tin and press and smooth firmly with the back of the a spoon or using clean hands. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until lightly golden. Set aside to cool.
4. For the lemon icing, sift the icing sugar into a bowl and mix in the lemon juice and butter until smooth. Spread over the slice, sprinkle with coconut and allow to set. Cut into squares and serve.