Monday, October 7, 2013

Luscious Lemon Bars

Luscious Lemon Bars </b> 2 c. flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ c. sugar Dash of salt 1 c. butter ½ of water ¼ tsp salt ½ of lemon juice 4 eggs\ 6 Tbs flour 3 drops lemon ess. oil 1 ½ c. sugar Lemon zest (optional) Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix together flour, sugar, and salt. Cut in the butter until the dough reaches a fine crumb consistency. Press the dough into the bottom of a 9"x13" pan. Bake for 20 minutes till golden. While crust is baking, beat eggs in a large mixing bowl. In a separate dish, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add flour mixture to eggs, and stir until smooth. Gradually stir in lemon juice, water, and lemon oil. Pour mixture over baked crust, and return to the oven. Bake 30 minutes or until set. Allow to cool completely, and sift powdered sugar over the top. Garnish with zest if desired. *Substitute orange oil and orange juice to make orange bars

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