Lemon Slice

This is for those who love a bit of tang! It's lovely, sturdy and filling, too, which is exactly what we look for in the perfect dessert or snack for ourselves or the kids!

Lemon, a fruit popular for its therapeutic properties, helps maintain your immune system and thus protects you from the clutches of most types of infections. It also plays the role of a blood purifier.

Serves: Makes 30-35 small slices or squares

Lemon Slice
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Ingredients

(use organic where possible)

FOR THE BASE

  • 2 cups desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 cup dates, dried
  • ¼ cup white sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2-3 tbsp honey
  • 1-2 tbsp water, if needed
  • 1 cup roasted coconut
  • 2 drops citrus essential oil (optional)

FOR THE TOPPING

  • 1 cup cashews
  • ½ cup cocoa butter, melted
  • ¼ cup coconut butter, heaped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup water
  • Pinch of salt
  • Lemon zest for garnish
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