Gooey Lemon Squares

Gooey Lemon Squares

RatingDifficultyIntermediate

I love Gooey Lemon Squares because not only are they quick and easy to make, but they satisfy those with a sweet tooth, and those who like their desserts a bit more tart. My grandma would make these squares each time we visited her, making these treats a tasty memory as well.

Prep Time15 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr

Ingredients
For the base
 1 ¾ cups plain flour
 ½ cup icing sugar
 185 g softened butter
For the lemon filling
 3 eggs
 2 cups caster sugar
 2 tbsp plain flour
 3 tbsp lemon juice
 5 tbsp icing sugar for decoration

Gooey Lemon Squares Directions
1

Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C, and grease a 20cm x 30cm x 10cm deep baking pan (or similar).

2

Combine the base ingredients and pat dough softly into prepared pan.

3

Bake in the preheated oven for 20-22 minutes, until slightly golden.

4

While the crust is baking, whisk together the eggs, caster sugar, flour and lemon juice until the mixture becomes frothy.

5

Pour this lemon mixture over the hot base.

6

Return pan to the preheated oven for an additional 20 to 25 minutes, or until light 7. golden brown.

7

Cool on a wire rack.

8

Dust the top with icing sugar and cut into squares.

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Ingredients

Ingredients
For the base
 1 ¾ cups plain flour
 ½ cup icing sugar
 185 g softened butter
For the lemon filling
 3 eggs
 2 cups caster sugar
 2 tbsp plain flour
 3 tbsp lemon juice
 5 tbsp icing sugar for decoration

Directions

Gooey Lemon Squares Directions
1

Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C, and grease a 20cm x 30cm x 10cm deep baking pan (or similar).

2

Combine the base ingredients and pat dough softly into prepared pan.

3

Bake in the preheated oven for 20-22 minutes, until slightly golden.

4

While the crust is baking, whisk together the eggs, caster sugar, flour and lemon juice until the mixture becomes frothy.

5

Pour this lemon mixture over the hot base.

6

Return pan to the preheated oven for an additional 20 to 25 minutes, or until light 7. golden brown.

7

Cool on a wire rack.

8

Dust the top with icing sugar and cut into squares.

Gooey Lemon Squares
Gooey Lemon Squares Recipe
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