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Lemon crumble bites

Lemon crumble bites

Zesty, soft and crumbly lemon crumble bites, perfect with a hot cup of tea and made with leftovers!

Course afternoon tea, Dessert, Snack, teatime, treat
Cuisine sweet
Keyword lemon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16 bites
Author mrspriyajoshi


  • 350-400 g leftover/store bought cake lemon or vanilla flavoured works best
  • 200 g sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 lemon zest and juice

For the crumble

  • 50 g plain flour
  • 50 g oats
  • 1 tbsp softened butter
  • 2 tbsp light muscavado sugar


  1. Crumble your cake up and press into a lined square cake tin to about 1cm thickness ensuring you press it up the sides of the tin too

    cake crumble
  2. Mix your condensed milk with the zest and juice of the lemon until thoroughly combined and pour onto the base

    Lemon crumble bite ingredients
  3. Mix together your crumble mixture to a light breadcrumb texture, and sprinkle onto the condensed milk mixture

    Crumble topping
  4. Place in the oven and bake for 25-35 minutes

  5. Now comes the hard bit, allow it to cool and then place in the fridge overnight before cutting up into 16 pieces.

    Lemon Crumble Bites
  6. Serve with a hot cup of tea or coffee!