No-bake macadamia lemon and coconut slice

No-bake macadamia lemon and coconut slice


1 cup almond meal
1 cup desiccated coconut
½ cup coconut oil melted
¼ cup honey
2 lemons zest only
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup macadamias chopped
Pinch sea salt

Lemon Custard Icing
1½ cup plant based milk
1 lemon zest
2 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons honey
3 tablespoons custard powder
1 tablespoon gelatin powder

Macadamia nuts chopped
Desiccated coconut
Lemon zest


  1. To make the base, in a mixing bowl combine almond meal, desiccated coconut with coconut oil, honey, zest, vanilla and sea salt. Mix to combine well.

  2. Stir through macadamia nuts. Press base firmly into a lined small square slice tin and place in refrigerator to set.

  3. Meanwhile, make the lemon custard icing. In a small saucepan whisk together milk, lemon juice, zest, vanilla and honey. Sprinkle in custard powder and whisk to combine. Sprinkle over gelatin powder and allow to sit for 3 minutes to bloom.

  4. Turn on heat low/medium. Whisk continuously until gelatin has dissolved and custard has thickened. Remove from heat.

  5. Pour lemon custard over the base and sprinkle with chopped macadamia nuts, desiccated coconut and lemon zest. Place in fridge for 2 hours to set.

  6. Once set, cut into bars. Store in fridge until ready to eat