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Lemon Squares With Cream Cheese

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“This recipe is from Coup de Pouce, is healthy, no sugar added, only 90 calories per square. See note on bottom of recipe.”

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  1. Cake: In a bowl, with a mixer, beat butter until light. Add splenda and eggs, and beat for 1 minute. Add applesauce, lemon zest, vanilla and yellow food coloring and beat until mixture is homogeneous.
  2. In a bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, folding delicately. Spread the dough in a greased 8 inches square pan. Cook in center of a preheated oven of 350 F for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Put the pan on a rack and let cool.
  3. Icing: In a bowl, with a mixer (clean), beat cream cheese and splenda until creamy. Add lemon zest while beating. Spread the icing on the cold cake. Cut in 16 squares.
  4. Notes : you can add 2 tablespoon of ground flax seeds. This recipe can be doubled and put in freezer (without icing).

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