Lemon shortcake slice

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For the shortcake base you'll need

  • 280g plain (all purpose) flour
  • 220g (about 2 sticks) unsalted butter, cubed
  • 50g sugar

In the TM blend for 30 seconds on dough settings until crumble consistency. Tip into a traybake aluminium foil about 20cm x30cm and press down with palette knife.

If using a food processor just pulse until consistency achieved.

Bake at 180°C/350°F for 15 minutes. I cooked for 15 minutes in baking oven Aga.

For the lemon topping you'll need

  • 220g sugar ground with rind of 2 lemons – in TM 20 seconds, sp 10. Longer in a processor.
  • 4 eggs
  • Juice of 2/3 lemons

Pop all ingredients into TM bowl and mix at speed 5 for 30 seconds.

Pour this mix carefully over the slightly cooled shortbread base.

Tip: it is quite wobbly in a foil tray, so pop it onto oven shelf before pouring in the liquid. This is what you should always do with a tart citron where the liquid comes to the top of the tart case.

Bake at 180°/350°F for 15-20 minutes until set. About 12 minutes in Aga. Cool and sprinkle with icing sugar.


I have found this to be a real crowd pleaser at fund raising events.



Source: fast and easy cooking

Enjoy! And tell me what you think.


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hi! i am Anne (hence vANNilla) - two 'N's autocorrect WILL autocorrect - grrrrrr I can most often be found cooking up a storm in the kitchen,(with my trusty thermomix) behind a camera or a kindle. If you are a traveller/photographer my bog is @vannilla http://vannillarock.wordpress.com If you have come as a baker my blog is http://vannillarock.com i studied economics in Edinburgh in the early 70's; now retired from a day job, on paper i have plenty of time to explore the blogosphere and enjoy the shared experiences of others. like every other retiree i know we wonder how we fitted in a day job. I split my time between Guernsey,. In the Channel Islands -a 20-odd square mile island with 60thousand+ inhabitants- and Phoenix, Arizona. The mix is perfect- the former is beautiful but attacks of cabin fever are never too far away. Arizona, on the other hand IS king of the open road and has THE biggest bluest sky EVER. my blogs revolve around baking (vannillarock) and photography/travel if you like what you see please do start a conversation :)

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