Friday, September 23, 2005

When Life Gives You Lemons...

...Meyer Lemons, that is...

Make lemon bars!

You will need:
1 cup flour
5 tblsp melted unsalted butter
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp minced lemon peel
2 tblsp milk

1 cup granulated sugar
3 tblsp fresh lemon juice
2 tblsp flour
2 large eggs
1/2 tsp baking powder

Preheat oven to 350ยบ. Crust— In medium bowl, mix flour, butter, powdered sugar, and lemon peel. Mix well. pour in milk slowly and stir until dough can be gathered into a ball. Pat dough evenly into the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of a greased 8" square pan. Bake about 20 minutes, until crust is golden.

Topping— In medium bowl, combine sugar, lemon juice, flour, eggs, and baking powder. Mix well. Pour topping over baked crust; bake until set, 20-25 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack. Dust with powdered sugar; cut into squares and serve.

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