Lemon Squares

Recipe By:  Melanie Dunkelman
lemon squares

Ingredients

 Crust

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • Pinch of salt

Lemon Curd

  • 4 eggs
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Icing sugar, for garnish

 

Directions Yield:  Makes 24
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. To make crust, mix all crust ingredients in a food processor until combined. Press into a parchment-lined 9″ x 13″ pan and bake for 20 minutes.
  2. Mix lemon-curd ingredients together in food processor, then pour onto baked crust and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Allow to cool, then sprinkle liberally with icing sugar. Cut into 2″ squares.

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Photographer:
John Cullen
Source:
House & Home November 2010
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