Lemon Walnut Squares

    Lemon Walnut Squares

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    1hour15min


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    A delicious variant on lemon bars that incorporates chopped walnuts. Perfect as a dessert when warm from the oven, served with some melting ice cream!

    Ingredients
    Serves: 24 

    • 250g unsalted butter
    • 2 cups (250g) sifted plain flour
    • 1/2 cup (90g) sifted icing sugar
    • 2 cups (440g) white sugar
    • 4 eggs
    • 1 lemon
    • 6 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
    • 1 tablespoon plain flour

    Directions
    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hour15min 

    1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees C. Grease a 20x30cm pan.
    2. To make crust: In a large mixing bowl beat together the butter, 2 cups of the flour and icing sugar until fluffy. Scrape mixture into the pan and smooth. Bake 15 minutes.
    3. In a medium bowl beat the eggs and sugar. Grate the lemon and add the zest, along with 6 tablespoons of lemon juice, to the egg mixture. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of flour and the baking powder over the mixture. Fold in the nuts and mix until well blended. Pour the lemon mixture into the crust.
    4. Bake for another 35 minutes until filling is set. Let cool before cutting.

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