Contributed by Parismaman, member of the Mothering discussion boards
1/4 pound butter
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar (white or raw cane)
1/4 tsp. salt
the juice of 3 lemons
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 tbs. flour, heaping
Cream butter and sugar.
Press into bottom and sides of 9x9 inch pan (I have made it in a shallow tarte pan; the result is rather elegant).
Bake at 350° F for 15 minutes.
Combine eggs, sugar
Bake on gas temp 5 for 15 minutes.
Mix 2 eggs, 1 cup of white or raw cane sugar, salt, lemon juice, baking powder, and flour.
Pour over hot crust, and bake for 30 minutes.
Cool and sprinkle with sifted powdered sugar.