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Lemon Squares

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Lemon squares combine the wonderful flavor of freshly squeezed lemon juice with just a few staples such as sugar, flour, eggs, and milk. But not only the ingredients are simple, the recipe is too. Check out this delicious, middle eastern recipe of lemon squares that well melt your heart away!

Bon appétit…    


Ingredients

For the base:
For the topping:

Nutritional

Calories (kcal)
155.0
Saturated Fat (g)
7.9 g
Total Fat (g)
13.6 g
Cholesterol (mg)
25.6 mg
Sodium (mg)
19.3 mg
Dietary Fiber (g)
1.0 g
Sugars (g)
1.5 g
Protein (g)
2.8 g
Potassium (mg)
18.6 mg
Total Carbohydrate (g)
7.4 g

Step by Step method

Directions:

1. Place the flour and icing sugar in the bowl of a food processor, add the butter and process until mixture forms a dough. Press into a lined 18cm x 27cm tin and bake in a preheated 180°C oven for 15 minutes or until light golden.

2. Mix together all the topping ingredients until smooth. Pour over the base and return to the oven for a further 25-30 minutes or until the topping is set. Cool completely before cutting into pieces. Sprinkle with icing sugar for garnishing and serve at room temperature.


Tips & variations

  • Lemons contain pectin fiber which is very beneficial for colon health and also serves as a powerful antibacterial.

  • Lemon aids digestion and encourages the production of bile.

  • Lemon helps reducing pain and inflammation in joints and knees as it dissolves uric acid.

  • Lemon helps balance the calcium and oxygen levels in the liver In case of a heart burn, taking a glass of concentrated lemon juice can give relief.

  • Lemon juice helps replenish body salts especially after a strenuous workout session.

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