Sunday, July 13, 2008

Lemon Squares



Lemon Squares recipe - 138 calories

Ingredients:
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 cup chilled unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
4 large eggs
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
powdered sugar

Preparation:
1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
2. Butter a 13×9x2-inch baking pan.
3. In a food processor, combine 2 cups flour, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, the butter pieces and the coconut.
4. Process until moist clumps form.
5. Press onto the bottom of the prepared pan.
6. Bake for about 20 minutes (until the edges are golden).
7. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, 2 cups sugar, baking powder, lemon juice and the remaining 1/4 cup flour until well blended.
8. Pour over the hot crust.
9. Bake for about 25 minutes (until the topping is set and light brown).
10. Cool in the pan on a wire rack.
11. Cut into squares and dust tops with powdered sugar.



Servings: 36 squares

Nutritional information for one serving:
Calories: 138
Calories from fat: 55
Total fat: 6.2g
Cholesterol: 37mg
Total carbs: 19.7g
Fiber: 0.3g
Protein: 1.6g
WW points: 3

recipe courtesy of Diet Recipes Blog



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