Sue’s lemon squares


Sue is one of my friends who from time to time makes me dream about her baking, every time me & my friends gather, I always look for what she brings first because it’s always something delicious. One of her popular recipe is this lemon square, which I use to TAG my fellow bloggers for a “recipe try-out tag”.


  •  1cup butter (2 sticks)
  • 2 cups flour, plus ¼ cup flour
  •  ½ cup powdered sugar, plus extra to sprinkle on top
  •  4 eggs
  •  ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  •  ½ tsp salt



1.Melt butter.  Combine 2 cups flour and ½ cup powdered sugar, and then mix in melted butter.  Pat down flat in 13 × 9 inch pan. Bake at 350ºF for 20 minutes.

2. Beat eggs and lemon juice until foamy. (Do not under beat.) Mix ¼
cup flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add to egg mixture.  Mix
well.  Pour over hot crust.  Return to 350º oven.  Bake 25 minutes.

3.While hot, sprinkle with powdered sugar, then cut into squares.
Also loosen from sides of pan while hot.  Allow to cool, then run
knife along same lines and remove from pan.


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