The Lightest Lemon Squares
(07 Aug 2017)

The Lightest Lemon Squares Expresso

The Lightest Lemon Squares
 
Recipe by Teresa Ulyate
 
 

Makes 24 squares
 

150ml milk
80g butter
2 large eggs
200g castor sugar
1 tbsp finely grated lemon rind
130g flour
1 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
 
For the lemon icing:
100g butter
250g icing sugar
1 tsp finely grated lemon rind
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp warm milk


Preheat the oven to 170°C. Grease a 20cm square baking tin and line the base with baking paper.
Place the milk and butter in a small saucepan over a medium heat. Stir until the butter has melted, then set aside.
Whisk the eggs and castor sugar together until pale and thick. Add the lemon rind and the melted butter mixture. Sift in the flour, baking powder and salt and mix.
Pour the batter into the tin and bake for 25-30 minutes or until an inserted skewer comes out clean. Leave to cool completely.
To make the lemon icing: soften the butter in the mixer. Sift in the icing sugar and add the lemon rind and juice. Beat together until you have a thick icing. Add the milk and beat until everything is combined and you have a spreadable icing. (Add extra milk if the icing is too thick.)
Spread the lemon icing over the top of the cooled cake. Cut into squares and serve.

 

 

 

 

 

You might also like

» Mini Lemon and Ginger Cheesecakes (07 Aug)

Sweet and tangy cheesecake treats!

[Click here for full recipe]

Mini Lemon and Ginger Cheesecakes

» Jungle Oats Beef Stew with Oat Herb Dumplings (07 Aug)

A hearty stew with fluffy dumplings that will satisfy any hunger!

[Click here for full recipe]

Jungle Oats Beef Stew with Oat Herb Dumplings
 
» Jungle Oats Muesli Stuffed Baked Pears (04 Aug)

Start your morning with this yummy Muesli stuffed baked pears recipe!

[Click here for the full recipe]

Jungle Oats Muesli Stuffed Baked Pears

» Broccoli and Baby Marrow Blue Cheese Soup (04 Aug)

A smooth blended soup with blue cheese, broccoli and baby marrow!

[Click here for the full recipe]

Broccoli and Baby Marrow Blue Cheese Soup
 

Video of the day

View More Videos


°C °C
Thursday 01. Jan 1970 | 00:00


°C °C
Thursday 01. Jan 1970 | 00:00


°C °C
Thursday 01. Jan 1970 | 00:00
Follow eXpresso on Facebook

VOTING POLL

What was your favourite recipe?
Sweet Potato Churros
Clover Melkkos with 'Snysels'
Jungle oats veggie bake
Sweet Potato Waffle
  

Home
› Our presenters
› About Expresso
› Partners
› Fan Mail
› Gallery
› Competitions
› Social Media
› Expresso Contributors
Studio
› Suppliers
Sport
› Sports Personalities and Events
› Youth Sport
› Weekend Sports Review
Lifestyle
› Home & Decor
› Fashion
› Beauty
› Charity
› Business
› Pets
› Mandela
› DIY
› Fashion Fix
Entertainment
› Comedy
› Music
› Movies
› Celebrities
› On This Day
› Theatre
› Trending
› Local Entertainment
› My Hood
Technology
› Technology
› Whats new
› Gaming
› Cars
› Youtube
Food
› Recipes
› Tips from Chef
› Culinary Tips
› Recipe Videos
Health
› Health Tips
› Fitness Tips
› Pet Health
Travel
› Travel Experts
› Iconic Buildings
› Travel Tips
› Travel Packages
› Traffic Updates
› It's Here
Kids
› DIY
› Recipes
› Advice for Parents
› Education
› Entertainment
› Young Achievers
Contact Us
› Weather
› Contact Us
› Careers
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
© Copyright 2010 Expresso | Site created by  Fusia Web Services