Easy Lemon Squares
recipe at a glance
time: 30-60 minutes
serves/makes: 16recipe id: 37929
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons butter or stick margarine, softened
1 cup all-purpose flour
3 large eggs
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
To prepare the crust, beat granulated sugar and the butter at medium speed of a mixer until creamy.
Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Gradually add flour to sugar mixture, beating at low speed until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
Gently press mixture into bottom of an 8-inch square baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes; cool on a wire rack.
To prepare topping, beat eggs at medium speed until foamy. Add granulated sugar and next 5 ingredients, and beat until well-blended. Pour mixture over partially baked crust.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes or until set. Cool on wire rack. Sift powdered sugar evenly over top.
118 calories, 3 grams fat, 20 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams protein per serving
. This recipe is low in sodium. This recipe is low in fat.
ratings & reviews
Jan 1, 2010 CCF This was quick and easy. Instead of using lemon rind, I just added an additional 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice. Thanks!