Lemon Squares

    Lemon Squares


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    About this recipe: In just 45 mins, you can enjoy these gooey treats with a nice cuppa chai and some friends. What are you waiting for?!

    Serves: 36 

    • For the base
    • 200g plain flour
    • 75g icing sugar
    • 175g butter, softened
    • For the lemon filling
    • 3 eggs
    • 300g caster sugar
    • 3 tablespoons plain flour
    • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 5 tablespoons icing sugar for decoration

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat the oven to 190 C. Grease a 23x33cm baking tin.
    2. Combine the base ingredients and pat dough into prepared tin.
    3. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until slightly golden. While the crust is baking, whisk together eggs, caster sugar, flour and lemon juice until frothy. Pour this lemon mixture over the hot base.
    4. Return to the preheated oven for an additional 20 to 25 minutes, or until light golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Dust the top with icing sugar and cut into squares.

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