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Citrus Squares

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Butter 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Packed brown sugar 50 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
For topping
  Granulated sugar 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 50 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  All purpose flour 25 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 , lightly beaten
  Icing sugar 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon (For Garnish)
Directions

In food processor or in bowl and using pastry blender, blend flour, butter and brown sugar until crumbly.
Press into ungreased 9 inch (2.5 L) square cake pan.
Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 15 minutes.
TOPPING: Stir together sugar, lemon rind and juice, flour, baking powder and eggs; pour over baked base.
Bake in 325°F (160°C) oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned and firm to the touch.
Let cool completely in pan on rack. (Recipe can be prepared to this point, covered and refrigerated for up to 1 week or frozen for up to 3 months; thaw completely.)
GARNISH: Just before serving, cut into squares.
Dust with icing sugar and sprinkle with lemon rind.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party

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