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Truly Citrony Lemon Bars

Lemon BarsContributed by Parismaman, member of the Mothering discussion boards

1/4 pound butter

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1 cup flour

2 eggs

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.
Add flour.
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.


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