Orange Citrus Bars

1
cheryl wu

By
@kittybaobao

Delicious for the Summer!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2 dozen
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

1
orange, zested
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/3 c
orange juice
4
large eggs
2 c
granulated sugar
1 c
cold butter, cubed
1/2 c
confectioners’ sugar
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour, divided

ORANGE CITRUS GLAZE

4 c
confectioners’ sugar
1/2 c
orange juice
1/2 c
orange, zested

How to Make Orange Citrus Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Crust:
    In a large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, and confectioners’ sugar. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Press evenly into bottom of a 13 by 9 by 2-inch baking pan. Bake 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  • 2Filling:
    In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, eggs, and juice until well mixed. Add 1/4 cup flour and baking powder, stirring to combine. Sprinkle in some orange zest.
  • 3Pour into hot baked crust, and bake 25 minutes, or until set. Cool the lemon bars, so you may top with orange citrus glaze.
  • 4For the Orange-Citrus Glaze:
    Add 4 cups of powdered sugar and 1/2 cup orange juice together, so that it combines to make a nice creamy glaze sauce consistency. Add orange zest. When all ingredients are mixed well, pour onto the citrus bars.

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About Orange Citrus Bars

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy