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No bake macadamia, lemon and coconut slice

A delicious, gluten free, no bake lemon slice created by Casey-Lee Lyons from Live Love Nourish. Passionate about helping others to live a healthier life, nutritionist, naturopath and recipe developer Casey-Lee Lyons shares nutrition tips and wholefood recipes that nourish from the inside out. 
4 from 2 votes
Servings 12
Course Snack
Preference Gluten Free
Perfect for Healthy Snack
Skill level Easy



  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 lemons zest only
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup macadamias chopped
  • Pinch sea salt

Lemon Custard Icing

  • 1 1/2 cup plant based milk
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice 
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp custard powder
  • 1 tbsp gelatin powder


  • Macadamia nuts chopped
  • Desiccated coconut
  • Lemon zest


  • 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.
  • Stir through macadamia nuts.
  • Press base firmly into a lined small square slice tin and place in refrigerator to set.
  • 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.
  • Turn on heat low/medium. Whisk continuously until gelatin has dissolved and custard has thickened. Remove from heat.
  • 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.
  • Once set, cut into bars. Store in fridge until ready to eat. 


Calories: 294kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 5gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 30mgPotassium: 168mgFiber: 4gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 130IUVitamin C: 18mgCalcium: 84mgIron: 1mg

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