Melt - In - Your - Mouth Orange Squares
2 1/4 call-purpose flour, divided
1/2 cground almonds
1/2 cconfectioners' sugar
1 Tbspfresh orange zest, divided
1 cbutter, softened
1 3/4 csugar
1/3 cfresh orange juice
1/2 tsporange extract
1/2 tspbaking powder
How to Make Melt - In - Your - Mouth Orange Squares
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, almonds, confectioners sugar, and 1 teaspoon orange zest. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press evenly into the bottom of a 13-x-9-x-2-inch baking pan.
Bake for 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, eggs, orange juice, remaining 2 teaspoons orange zest, and extract. Combine remaining 1/4 cup flour and baking powder; add to sugar mixture, whisking to combine. Pour over crust.
- Bake for 20 minutes, or until set. Sprinkle with confectioners sugar, if desired. Cut into squares to serve.