Lemon Squares

Ronnie Hammer

By
@r69hammer

These delicious squares bake quickly in the microwave


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Rating:

Serves:

24-30 squares

Ingredients

BASE

1 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
confectioners' sugar
1 Tbsp
lemon zest
1/2 c
butter, softened

FILLING

1 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
lemon zest
3 large
eggs
1 Tbsp
flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/3 c
lemon juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Grease a 9 x 9 inch microwavable pan
2
To make the base: Mix the flour, confectioner's sugar and lemon zest. Melt the butter and combine with flour mixture. The mixture will be crumbly. Pat it into the greased pan. Microwave for 3 minutes at power level 8 until the base is firm(depending on the microwave strength it may take another minute)
3
To make the filling: Combine the sugar, lemon zest, eggs, flour, baking soda, salt and lemon juice in a medium-size bowl. Beat for 2 minutes. Pour over base. Return pan to microwave and cook at power 8 for 3 minutes until the filling is set but has a slight wiggle (like jello)Depending on the strength of your microwave it may need another minute. Cool completely. Refrigerate a minimum of 4 hours or overnight. Cut into squares and transport in a sealed plastic container. because the filling contains eggs, transport the squares n an ice-filled cooler as a precaution.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy