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Lemon Squares Recipe
|Unbleached all purpose flour||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Unsalted butter||6 Tablespoon|
|Egg yolk||1 Large|
|Fresh lemon juice||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Granulated sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Confectioners sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Sprinkling)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1757 Calories from Fat 775
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 88 g135.3%
Saturated Fat 50.9 g254.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 801.6 mg
Sodium 645.8 mg26.9%
Total Carbohydrates 224 g74.7%
Dietary Fiber 4.4 g17.8%
Sugars 134.4 g
Protein 27 g53.9%
Vitamin A 59.8% Vitamin C 146.2%
Calcium 13.5% Iron 39.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
2. Combine the flour, confectioners' sugar, and salt in a large bowl or food processor fitted with a steel blade. Add butter, 1 tablespoon at a time, and mix until all butter is incorporated.
3. Pack well into the prepared baking pan and bake for about 20-25 minutes, or until slightly golden. Cool completely.
4. Place the eggs, egg yolk, lemon zest, lemon juice, and sugar in a large bowl or food processor fitted with a steel blade. Mix until the ingredients are completely incorporated.
5. Pour over cooled crust and bake for about 15-18 minutes, or until the custard sets. Do not overbake.
6. Cool to room temperature, cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.