Maid of Honour Squares

A crunchy almond topping,soft cake-like filling and crisp shortbread base are texture sensations for your mouth.

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1hr 7mins
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  • Base;.
  • In bowl,beat together butter,sugar and salt until fluffy;stir in flour.Press into parchment-paper lined or greased 13 by 9-inch metal cake pan;prick dough with fork.Bake in center of 350°F oven for about 17 minutes until golden.Let cool on rack.
  • In bowl, beat butter with granulated sugar until fluffy.Beat in eggs,one at a time,beating well after each.Beat in milk and lemon rind.Beat in ground almonds;stir in flour and salt.
  • Spread jam over base;Pour almond mixture over jam.Sprinkle with slivered almonds.Bake in center of 350°F oven for about 30 minutes or until golden and cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.Let cool in pan on rack.Sprinkle with icing sugar.
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"A crunchy almond topping,soft cake-like filling and crisp shortbread base are texture sensations for your mouth."
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  1. waynejohn1234
    Delighted to see this recipe in print because it seems to have disappeared from any books I have had. Somehow or other I misplaced mine (almost identical) and never could find one like it until now. Thanks so much for submitting.
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  2. Boyz 5
    A crunchy almond topping,soft cake-like filling and crisp shortbread base are texture sensations for your mouth.
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