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Lemon Squares

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Author: Bri @ monday sunday kitchen

Ingredients

Base

  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Lemon topping

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1 tbsp finely grated lemon zest
  • 3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice ~1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  • In a food processor (or by hand) pulse flour, sugar, and butter (cubed) until combined. The mixture will resemble coarse crumbs.
  • Press firmly into a 8'' x 8'' baking dish.
  • Bake at 325 for 20 minutes.
  • In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine sugar, beaten eggs, lemon zest, juice, flour, b. powder, and salt with a whisk until well combined.
  • Pour over hot shortbread.
  • Bake at 325 for 25 minutes.
  • Let cool completely before cutting into squares. Enjoy!