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Starbuck's Lemon Squares Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jasmine Brock

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup icing sugar
1 cup unsalted butter -- softened

Topping: 3 large lemons -- (3 to 4)
7 eggs
2 1/4 cups sugar
1/4 cup melted butter
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups ground almonds

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Lightly grease a 9x13 - inch (3 - L) baking pan or dish. In a food processor or large mixing bowl, whirl or stir flour with icing sugar. Pulse or cut in butter until fine crumbs form. With floured hands, firmly press into bottom of prepared pan. Bake in center of preheated oven until lightly golden, about 15 mins. Remove from oven and reduce heat to 325F (160C). Meanwhile, finely grate peel from 3 lemons and squeeze out 3/4 cup juice. In a medium - size mixing bowl, beat eggs with sugar until pale yellow and slightly thickened. Beat in peel, juice, butter and almond extract. Measure flour, baking powder and salt into a separate bowl. Stir with a fork until blended. Then, stir into egg mixture, evenly mix, and stir in ground almonds. Pour over crust. Bake in center of preheated 325F (160C) oven until golden and set in the center, about 50 mins. Cool completely on a rack, then cut into squares.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Covered and refrigerated, squares will keep well for up to 3 days or can be frozen for up to 1 month.

 

 

 

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