Lemon squares

8 oz plain flour
2 oz icing sugar
1/4 tsp salt
6 oz margarine
1 tsp cold water

lemon layer
4 eggs
1 1b caster sugar
1 oz plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp grated lemon rind
2 oz lemon juice
icing sugar for sprinkling

Sift flour, icing sugar, salt and rub in the margarine using fingertips to resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Add water and toss with fork until the mixture forms a ball. Press the mixture evenly into an ungreased 13 X 9 inch baking dish. Bake at 350F for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove and cool slightly.
Beat eggs, caster sugar, flour, baking powder, lemon rind and juice with an electric mixer. Pour the lemon mixture over the baked base and return to oven for 25 minutes. Remove from oven and cool. Before serving sprinkle the top with icing sugar and cut into squares.

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  1. It sounds great dear !!! Lovely pic.

  2. That is really delicious and beautiful click too...

  3. Lemon squares are so luscious. Thanks for yet another lovely entry.

  4. Gosh, I love lemon curd cookies. Baked something similar a few years back, vowing not to again b/c they'd tempt me tooooo much. Now I see I am tempted, anyway. : D

    Thanks for your great SHF recipe, TT!

  5. Lemon squares are one of my favourites. They're so light and refreshing and perfect for summer. Thank you so much for participatin gin my Cookbook Sundays! Have a wonderful day.


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