Little Lemon Squares

9 45 208
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 30 min 12
Little Lemon Squares
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125 gm Butter, unsalted
1/4 cup, sifted Powdered/icing sugar (plus more for ducting)
1 cup All-purpose white flour
1/2 tsp Salt
2 medium Egg (lightly beaten)
1 cup Granulated sugar
2 1/2 tbsp All-purpose white flour
1 tbsp Lemon peel (zest)
1/2 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice


Preheat oven to 200ºC .

Butter an 8-inch square pan, or use baking paper.

Combine butter, confectioners sugar, 1 cup flour and salt and press into the bottom of the prepared pan, making a crust.

Combine eggs, granulated sugar, 2 1/2 tablespoons flour, lemon juice and lemon zest and beat until light in colour. Use the juice of about 1/2 a lemon.

Pour over crust and bake for 25 – 30 minutes. Let cool until cool to the touch and dust top with confectioners sugar – cut into uniform squares.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 208
Calories from fat 86
Calories from saturated fat 51
Total Fat 9.6 g
Saturated Fat 5.7 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 56 mg
Sodium 113 mg
Potassium 27.6 mg
Total Carbohydrate 28.2 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 19.0 g
Protein 2.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.6

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