Thursday, March 7, 2013

Lemon Squares

Adapted from All Recipes

Crust:
2 cups flour
1 cup icing sugar
1 cup butter, melted
Filling:
4 eggs
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
zest of 1 lemon

1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line 9x13" pan with parchment paper, leaving overhang for easy removal.
2. In a large bowl mix together flour, icing sugar, and melted butter. Press dough into prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
3. In a bowl mix together sugar, baking powder, and flour. In a large bowl whisk together eggs and add sugar mixture, whisking until smooth. Stir in lemon juice and zest.
4. Pour filling over crust and bake squares for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool completely before removing from pan and cutting into squares. Serve & enjoy!

For best keeping, store squares in the fridge.



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