Friday, January 14, 2011
Lemon squares (adapted & modified from Martha Stewart's recipe)
85g cold butter
110g plain flour
45g icing sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1.5 Tbsp Plain flour
1/8 tsp salt
85ml lemon juice
2 Tbsp whipping cream
1. Cookie crust: Grate butter & set aside. Sift flour, icing sugar & salt in a large bowl. Add grated butter. Stir until it combined & crumbly.
2. Press mixture onto the bottom of pan. Chill for 15mins & bake in oven @ 180°C for 20mins.
3.Filling: Whisk eggs, sugar, flour & salt until smooth. Add in lemon juice & whipping cream. Pour them over the hot crust.
4. Bake @ 170°C for 20mins or until filling is set. Cool to room temperature & chill for 1hr.
5. Cut into squares & sift icing sugar over the top. Best serve chill.