Lemon Bars By : Barefoot Contessa ( Ina Garten )
This is a very delicious dessert ,I love lemons !
This is the original recipe that the Meyer Lemon Lime Bars that I have posted was adapted from.
***Recipe from www.foodnetwork.com ***
20 squares or 40 triangles
FOR THE CRUST :
unsalted butter , at room temp.
FOR THE FILLING :
extra large eggs @ rm. temp
lemon zest, grated (4 to 6 lemons)
freshly squeezed lemon juice
confectioners' sugar , for dusting
Preheat the oven to 350° F
For the crust , cream the butter and sugar until light in the bowl of an electric mixer , fitted with the paddle attachment.
Combine the flour and salt and , with the mixer on low , add to the butter just until mixed.
Dump the dough onto a well-floured board and gather into a ball.
Flatten the dough with floured hands and press into a 9x13x2" baking sheet , building up a 1/2" edge on all sides. CHILL
Bake crust for 15 - 20 minutes , until very light browned. Let cool on a wire rack . Leave oven on.
For the filling , whisk together the egg , sugar , lemon zest , lemon juice , and flour. Pour over the crust.
Bake for 30-35 minutes , until the filling is set. Let cool to room temperature.
Cut into triangles and dust with confectioners' sugar.