Orange Dessert Squares

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Sharon123

A lovely dessert adapted from Your Guide to Southern U.S. Cuisine by Diana Rattray. Also popular in the Caribbean and Mexico, and the South!

Top Review by Yia Yia

Really delightful! Light, sweet and slightly tart, it was the perfect ending to a good Mexican meal for dinner guests. And the sauce!! Oh my goodness!! Delicious! Thank you, Sharon, I'm glad I found this. I'm thinking it will make an appearance at our Easter table.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium bowl beat sugar, butter, and egg yolks at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  2. Mix flour with baking powder and salt; add alternately to sugar mixture with milk at low speed, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  3. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry; fold egg whites and orange rind gently into the batter.
  4. Pour into greased and floured 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  5. Bake at 375°F for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Cool, cut into squares, and serve with warm orange sauce. Enjoy!

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