Buttery Lemon Square

Ingredients

X 13 pan
  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • ½ cup icing sugar
  • 2 1/3 cup flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 tsp grated lemon rind
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 6 tbsp lemon juice
  • Extra icing sugar

Directions

  1. In large bowl, work margarine, icing sugar and 2 cups of flour. Spread evenly over bottom of 9 X 13 pan. Bake in 350 degree oven for about 20 min.
  2. In large bowl beat eggs until light, slowly add 2 cups white sugar, lemon juice and rind, remaining 1# cup of flour. And 1 tsp of baking powder.
  3. Pour lemon mixture over base and return to oven and continue cooking approximately 15 to 20 min Remove from oven and sprinkle with extra icing sugar. Allow to cool. To serve cut in squares or bars.