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Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

A tasty lemon-coconut square that my mother used to make.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Base

  • 12 cup butter
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 12 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Filling

  • 1 can Eagle Brand Condensed Milk
  • 2 lemons, grated rind and juice of
  • Topping

  • 2 egg whites
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 12 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 14 cup shredded coconut

Directions

  1. Beat the egg and yolks.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar.
  3. Combine the two mixtures.
  4. Add the flour and baking powder and mix.
  5. Put in a greased 8x8 pan and bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
  6. Beat the filling ingredients until quite thick.
  7. Pour over base.
  8. Beat the egg whites until peaks form, add the sugar and lemon extract.
  9. Spread on top and sprinkle with coconut Bake at 375 for 10 minutes.