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Lemon Squares

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This is my mother's recipe for the best lemon squares I have ever tasted. To make things even better, it is extremely fast and simple to bake!


Serves: Makes 16 small squares

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 grated lemon peel
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder


Lemon Squares is a community recipe submitted by Psappha and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Blend the cup of flour with the butter and confectioners' sugar.
  3. Press this mixture into the pan and bake for 15 minutes to form the crust.
  4. Combine remaining ingredients. Spoon lemon mixture into the pan and bake for another 25 minutes at 350F.
  5. Once baked, sift confectioners' sugar over and cut into squares.
  6. Serve at room temperature.

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  • Hi ! my hubby was craving lemon squares so i tried your recipe. I'm a novice baker so everything i am trying these days is a first. These turned out lovely... light, lemony and yummy!! Thanks!!!

    Posted by GirlFantabulous on 5th December 2012
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