The Best Lemon Squares

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350º.
  • Lightly grease an 9x9" square baking dish with butter.
  • For the base, process the flour and confectioners sugar in a food processor for several seconds.
  • Add the butter and process until the dough comes together, 20-30 seconds.
  • Press the dough gently and evenly over the bottom of the prepared pan.
  • Glaze it with the egg white: Pour the egg white on the dough and tip the pan from side to side so that the egg white spreads over the surface. Pour out the excess.
  • Bake the base on the center oven rack until golden, about 20-25 minutes.
  • Place the base in the refrigerator for 15 minutes to cool completely. Keep the oven on.
  • Meanwhile prepare the topping: Gently whisk the eggs in a medium-size bowl until lightly mixed.
  • Add the remaining topping ingredients and continue to whisk gently until they are blended.
  • Pour the topping evenly over the base. .
  • Bake until the top is set and golden, about 20-25 minutes. .
  • Allow the lemon squares to cool completely.
  • Sprinkle the surface with confectioners sugar and cut into squares with a sharp knife that is dipped in hot water and wiped dry before each cut.
  • Tip: If you plan to keep the squares longer than a day, put them in an air-tight container and refrigerate. You can also freeze them.
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