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Luscious Lemon

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Ingredients
  All-purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sifted
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 4 Small, slightly beaten
  Granulated sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, finely shredded
  Lemon juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Half-and-half/Light cream / milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit.
2. Grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with butter or cooking spray.

MAKING
3. In a large mixing bowl, mix together 2 cups flour, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, cornstarch, and salt.
4. Add butter and using a pastry blender, cut butter until the mixture looks like coarse crumbs.
5. Into the bottom of the prepared pan, press the mixture and bake in preheated oven for about 18-20 minutes until edges are golden.
6. In the meantime, in another medium bowl, mix together eggs ,granulated sugar, 3 tablespoons flour, lemon peel, lemon juice, and half-and-half.
7. Pour the egg mixture over hot crust and bake for another 15-20 minutes until centre is set.
8. Remove pan on a wired rack and let cool.

FINALIZING
9. Cut into bars and store in jar, cover and refrigerate.

SERVING
10. Serve Luscious Lemon Bars in a plate and sift powdered sugar on top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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