Thursday, May 15, 2014

Lemon bars


From the day when i saw the lemon bars click on the cover page of "Enjoy cooking with Costco way" book , i wanted to try that recipe. But somewhat i heisted to try how it will be taste. For this month Baking Partner challenge Suja of Kitchen Corner Try it suggested Lemon bars and Chocolate Walnut Bars i immediately decided  to try this Lemon bar.





Ingredients

For the crust

All purpose flour                1 cup

Sugar                                  1/2 cup

Butter                                 1/2 cup / 1 stick

Salt                                     a pinch

For the Topping

Egg                                    2 Nos

Sugar                                3/4 cup

Lemon Zest                     1 tsp

Lemon Juice                   1/4 cup

All purpose Flour           3 tbsp

Milk                               1/2 cup

Salt                                1/8 tsp

Powder sugar               for dusting


Method

To Make the crust

Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Line parchment paper in 8 inch square pan and keep aside.

In the bowl, cream sugar and butter until light fluffy. Add salt and flour ,beat on low speed until dough formed.

Dump the crust into prepared pan and using fingers to press the dough into bottom of the pan.Bake for 15- 20 minutes until edges are browned.

Using the fork prick crust and cool it in a wire rack

To make filling

In a bowl , whisk eggs and sugar together until combine and thick.Add milk , flour,lemon zest and lemon juice one by one and mix well.

Pour the mixture into the baked crust still its warm.Bake it again for 18-20 minutes until firm to touch.

Cool in room temperature and refrigerate for an hour before cutting into bars.

Dust the top with powdered sugar and then serve.

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