How to make Lemon & Coconut Squares with Three Sisters Bake
Paisley Food Festival is set to bring a one-day culinary carnival of local food and delicacies from across the globe to the centre of Paisley.
Now in its third year, the free one-day food festival will take place on Saturday 22 April from 12noon to 7pm.
One of the amazing local vendors in attendance at the festival will be Three Sisters Bake.
The cafe and bakery, based in Quarriers Village, Renfrewshire since 2011, will be showcasing their signature cakes, as well as their savoury and sweet treats.
In March 2014, the Three Sisters Bake published their first cafe cookbook, ‘Three Sisters Bake: Delectable Recipes for Everyday’.
Before the festival begins, you can find out how to make one of the Three Sisters Bake’s mouth-watering cakes - Lemon & Coconut Squares.
These easy to make squares are the perfect accompaniment for an afternoon cup of tea, sharing with friends or even for a bit of quality family baking time.
Watch this video as the Three Sisters Bake show you how to make their delicious Lemon & Coconut Squares and follow the recipe below.
Please take a tin and line with grease proof paper.
For the base:
350g white chocolate
385g condensed milk
2 cups desiccated coconut
3x lemon zest
700g digestive biscuits
For the topping
670g icing sugar
170g butter, softened
8x tbsp. lemon juice
6x tbsp. desiccated coconut
Melt butter and white chocolate in an ice cream tub
Meanwhile blitz the digestives until crumbs
Zest the lemons into the biscuits, add coconut and mix well
Add the condensed milk to the chocolate mixture
Mix thoroughly until completely combined into one mix
Combine biscuit mix and chocolate mix
Mix until completely coated and no dry crumb visible
Line tin with baking paper. Tip mixture into tin
Leave in fridge overnight
To make the frosting
Blend the icing sugar, butter and lemon juice until smooth
Spread over the base and finish with horizontal lines. Shake coconut over the top to create an even spread on the icing
Leave in fridge
Cut into rectangles – 5cmx5cm
Find out more about the Three Sisters Bake at https://www.threesistersbake.co.uk/.