Lemon Bars~

Lemon Bars

2 sticks (one cup) butter, room temperature 

2/3 cup powdered sugar 

2 cups all-purpose flour 

pinch salt

2 cups sugar 

4 eggs 

7 tablespoons lemon juice 

¼ cup lemon zest 

1 tsp. baking powder 

¼ cup all-purpose flour 

pinch salt

powdered sugar for dusting

Preheat the oven to 350º.

Beat butter till fluffy. Beat in the powdered sugar. Mix in the flour one cup at a time. Add a pinch of salt. Press the dough into the bottom of a 13 × 9inch pan. Bake crust till golden, about 20 to 25 minutes.

Beat sugar with eggs until blended. Add lemon juice and zest, baking powder, flour and salt, and beat until blended. Pour filling over hot crust. Bake until the filling is set in center and begins to brown on top, about 20 minutes.