Sugared Lemon Squares
1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup powdered sugar, plus more for decorating
1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 Tbls. heavy cream
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
1 cup granulated sugar
3 Tbls. flour
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Whisk 1 cup of flour with powdered sugar.
Cut in butter and cream until crumbs form.
Press into a 8 inch square baking pan, building up 1/2 an inch on all sides. Bake for 20 minutes or until edges are just golden.
While crust bakes, prepare filling.
Beat eggs, lemon juice, and granulated sugar until pale, about 2 minutes.
Add 3 Tbls. flour and beat until just combined.
Pour over hot crust and return to oven for 20 - 25 minutes or until filling is set.
Allow to cool completely on a wire rack.
Using a knife dipped in hot water, slice into squares and remove from pan with a thin spatula.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Pairs Well With
- a combination of recipes from Betty Crocker
and The Best Bake Sale Ever