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Sugared Lemon Squares


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Serves 16 | Prep Time 20 min. | Cook Time 45 min.

Ingredients

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
4 eggs
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.


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