Easy Lemon Orange Squares

(mydeliciousmeals.com)
What I love about these lemon orange bars (besides being delicious), is that they’re so easy to make. My older son couldn’t get enough of these. They are perfect with your morning coffee or afternoon tea.
Easy Lemon Orange Squares

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • powdered sugar (for dusting)
Yield:
squares
Prep time:
15 minutes
Cook time:
45 minutes
Total time:
1 hour
Yield: 20 squares | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 45 minutes | Total time: 1 hour

Instructions

1. In a bowl, blend together softened butter, sugar and flour (first 3 ingredients).
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2. Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Line a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with parchment paper (make sure it's large enough to cover the whole dish), or just brush it with oil.
3. Press the dough into the bottom of the dish.
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4. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, until very lightly golden.
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5. Meanwhile, in a bowl, whisk together eggs, lemon juice, lemon zest, orange zest, the remaining sugar and flour.
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6. Pour over the baked crust and bake for another 20-25 minutes, until the filling is set.
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7. Let cool at room temperature. Cut into squares or triangles. Dust with powdered sugar and serve.

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