SUGARED LEMON SQUARES

 

  • Cooking Time: 45 min.
  • Servings: 16
  • Preparation Time: 20 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

Directions

  • 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.

Notes

- a combination of recipes from Betty Crocker

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