LEMON SQUARES

Try this lovely free Lemon Squares Recipe that will make your mouth with a divine sweet but tart lemony flavour!


Ingredients


Base:
250g butter at room temperature
85g icing sugar
625ml cake flour


Topping:
2 – 3 lemons
4 eggs
400g castor sugar
5ml baking powder


Method
  • Grease a deep cake tin (23cm x 23cm x 4cm) with butter and line the bottom with grease baking paper.
  • Beat the butter and icing sugar until light and creamy.
  • Add 500ml of the flour to the creamed mixture and beat or knead with hands until it forms a dough ball.
  • Press the dough into the bottom of the prepared cake tin and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Place the cake tin into the oven and bake the crust for 15 minutes and remove from the oven and set aside to cool while you prepare the topping.
Topping:
  • Grate the zest of 2 lemons with a fine grater.
  • Juice the lemons (about 90ml required).
  • Beat the eggs and castor sugar until well combined.
  • Add the remaining cake flour, baking powder, lemon zest and juice, beat well.
  • Pour the mixture onto the baked crust and return to the oven for about 30 minutes or until the topping has set.
  • Allow to cool in the cake tin, dust with a little icing sugar and cut into squares.
Makes 12 – 16 squares

1 comments:

Rachel Page said...
January 19, 2015 at 4:30 AM

They are delicious! I wish I could make them everyday!

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