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Lemon Bars

2014-08-25

Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 50m
  • Ready In : 60m

Light and Fresh!

Ingredients

  • 250 grams unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 125 grams sugar
  • 420 grams cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 6 large eggs at room temperature
  • sugar
  • zest of 6 lemons
  • 1 cup(s) freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • icing sugar to dust
  • seasonal fruit, to serve

Method

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a 20cm x 30cm baking tray with baking paper.

Step 2

For the crust, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, preferably using an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment.

Step 3

Combine the flour and salt and gently blend this into the butter mixture.

Step 4

Place the dough on a floured board and dust your hands with flour. Roll the dough into a ball, then flatten it and press it into the tray, building an edge on all sides. Place in the refrigerator to chill.

Step 5

Bake the crust until lightly browned, about 20 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

Step 6

For the filling, whisk together the eggs, sugar, zest, lemon juice and flour. Pour over the crust and bake until the filling is set, about 30-35 minutes. Leave to cool to room temperature.

Step 7

ut into squares and serve dusted with icing sugar and seasonal fruit.

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