Bars: Judy's Lemon-Marshmallow Slice

posted by Angel 05-11-103 8:36 PM

Judy's Lemon-Marshmallow Slice
Categories....Australian
Courtesy Judy Purdell.

Biscuit Pastry Base:
90 Gms (3 ozs) butter -- at room temperature
90 Gms (3 ozs) sugar
180 Gms (6 ozs) self-rising flour
2 Tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla.
Quantity of Lemon Curd.


Preheat oven to 350 F. (180C)

Cream butter and sugar. Add vanilla and water. Beat until light and fluffy. Add flour and mix well. Press into a greased Lamington tin. (*)

Bake in a 180C (350F) oven for 15 - 20 minutes. Allow to cool. Spread liberally with Lemon Curd. Cover with marshmallow and chill. Cut into fingers and serve.

Marshmallow:
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
4 teaspoons unflavoured gelatine
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoons lemon juice.


Place sugar, gelatine and water in a saucepan. Boil for 10 minutes. Allow to cool. Add vanilla and lemon juice. Mix in well. Beat until thick and fluffy. Pour over the lemon curd. Chill and serve cut into squares or fingers.

(*) A Jelly Roll pan can be substituted for a Lamington tin.

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