Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Lemon Bars

1 cup unsalted butter
1 3/4 cup flour (my fav is white lily)
2/3 cup powdered sugar (plus more for dusting)

Lemon filling
1 1/2 cup plain sugar
1/4 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
4 eggs, whisked until frothy
1/2 cup lemon juice
zest of one lemon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Grease and flour a 9 X 13 pan

In a bowl, stir together flour and confectioner's sugar
Cut in butter until combined and crumbly.
Press mixture into bottom of pan.
Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.

While crust is baking, prepare topping.
In a larger bowl, add sugar, flour, and baking powder.
Then add whisked beaten eggs ,lemon zest and lemon juice.
Mix well and pour on top of warm baked crust.
Bake for 20-25 minutes.
When cool, dust with sifted powdered sugar and refrigerate.
Cut into bars and enjoy them cold

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