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Lemon Squares Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Annalisa Fields
Added: Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup (1/2 lb) butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup powdered sugar(unsifted)
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour (unsifted)
4 eggs
2 cups granulated sugar
1/3 cup pure lemon juice (I use fresh squeezed lemons)
1/2 tsp baking powder
About 2 tbsps powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, cream together butter and 1/2 cup powdered sugar until fluffy. Add 2 cups of the flour, beating until blended. Spread evenly over the bottom of a well-greased 9 by 13-inch baking pan. Bake in a pre-heated 350 oven for 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl beat the eggs until light and foamy. Gradually add granuated sugar, beating unil thick and blended. Add lemon juice, remaining 1/4 cup flour and baking powder. beat until thoroughly blended. pour lemon mixture over baked crust and return to oven; bake 25 to 30 minutes until golden and custard is set. Remove from oven and sprinkle evenly with powdered sugar let cool. To serve, cut in small squares or bars.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
20

 

 

 

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