Lemon Lunch Box Slices

Lemon Lunch Box Slices


Servings 12
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 9
Difficulty Easy

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3.8 based on 45 ratings.


  • 125 g Butter
  • 1 cup Plain Flour
  • 1/2 cups Icing Sugar
  • 2 Eggs beaten lightly
  • 1 cup Caster Sugar
  • 4 tsp Plain Flour
  • 4 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 1 tsp Lemon Rind finely grated

Nutrition Information

Qty per
56g serve
Qty per
Energy 154.61666666667kcalcal 275.48896544495kcalcal
Protein 4.355gg 7.7595415188924gg
Fat (total) 0.0033333333333333gg 0.0059391821805529gg
 - saturated 0.041666666666667gg 0.074239777256911gg
Carbohydrate 34.473333333333gg 61.423022111278gg
 - sugars 2.7116666666667gg 4.8315247038798gg
Dietary Fibre 0.85333333333333gg 1.5204306382215gg
Sodium 4.27mgmg 7.6080923732883mgmg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Butter, Eggs, Lemon juice

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

I am always on the lookout for snack ideas, so these Lemon Lunch Box slices went down a treat in the kid’s school lunch boxes.

This is such a tantalising treat that transcends mere flavors, invoking a symphony of sensory delights and cherished family memories. Picture this: a sunny yellow slice, exuding a citrusy aroma that dances through the air, instantly transporting you to a kitchen filled with warmth and laughter.

Lemon Lunch Box Slices

As your teeth sink into the soft, moist crumb, a burst of refreshing lemon flavor envelops your palate, creating a delightful contrast with the tender texture. The subtle tanginess lingers, leaving behind a whisper of sunshine that brightens even the cloudiest days.

These Lemon Lunch Box Slices are delicious and citrusy whether you decide to ice them or not.

Lemon Lunch Box Slice | Stay at Home Mum
Lemon Lunch Box Slice | Stay at Home Mum

The feeling of indulging in these Lemon Lunch Box Slices is akin to a comforting embrace. There’s a reason mums put these into their kids lunch boxes – children eagerly unwrapping their lunch boxes, discovering a citrusy surprise that sparks smiles and makes their day.

We hope you and your family enjoys these as well!


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees

  2. Beat in butter, flour and icing sugar until it forms a soft dough.

  3. Put dough on a lightly floured surface and knead briefly.

  4. Press your dough into a shallow rectangle slice tin and bake in oven for 20 minutes. Allow to cool in tin.

  5. For the topping combine eggs, sugar, flour, lemon and lime juices, and lemon rind in a bowl and mix until combined.

  6. Pour over the cooked base and cook for another 25 - 30 minutes or until firm.

  7. Place in refrigerator until cold, then cut into slices.

  8. Lemon Lunch Box Slices are suitable to freeze for up to two months.

  9. Dust with icing sugar just before serving

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