Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars
1 c butter, melted and cooled
2 c + 3 T flour, separated
1/2 c powdered sugar + more for dusting
4 eggs
2 c sugar
zest and juice of 4 lemons
1 t baking powder

1. Preheat oven to 350*; line a lightly greased 9x13 pan with parchment paper.
2. Stir together butter, 2 cups flour, and 1/2 cup powdered sugar and then press onto bottom of pan; bake for 20 minutes, until golden brown.
3. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk eggs with sugar, lemon zest, and juice; stir in baking powder and remaining 3 tablespoons flour. Pour filling over hot crust.
4. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until filling has set. Let cool on wire rack for 30 minutes, remove from pan and cool completely.
Serve generously dusted with powdered sugar.

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