STREAMING NOW: Simply Nigella

Lemon Squares

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“I grew up with this recipe. It is very reliable - I have never had the "upside down" effect with this recipe, where the filling sinks to the bottom and the crust rises to the top.”
READY IN:
1hr
YIELD:
16-24 squares
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine the first four ingredients (coconut, 1 cup of flour, 2 tablespoons sugar and salt) in a large bowl.
  3. Cut in - using a pastry cutter or large fork - the butter or margarine until the mixture is crumbly.
  4. Gather the particles and, with lightly floured fingers, press evenly and firmly over the bottom and 3/4 of the way up the sides of a 9"x9" pan (pyrex works best).
  5. Bake until golden, about 20 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, lemon juice and lemon zest.
  7. Pour over crust and continue to bake until set - approximately 20 minutes. Cool in pan on rack, and sprinkle with confectioners sugar once cool.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: