Justine's Lemon Slice

100 g butter
2 tablespoons golden syrup
¾ cup sugar
¾ cup coconut
1 cup cornflakes
1 cup rolled oats
¾ cup white plain flour
1 ½ teaspoon baking powder

Lemon icing:
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup icing sugar
3 tablespoons lemon zest
2 tablespoons lemon juice

Preheat oven to 180°C. In a large saucepan melt butter, golden syrup and sugar together. Add remaining ingredients and blend well.
Press the mixture into a greased 20cm x 30cm slice pan and bake for 15-20 minutes. Once the slice has cooled to room temperature, ice.
For the icing, beat together the butter and icing sugar until smooth. Blend in the lemon juice and lemon zest. Spread over the base.

Cut slice into squares and store in air-tight container.

Justine was a boarder at secondary school. A day girl use to make this slice and bring it in to feed the hungry boarders.