Thursday, March 12, 2009

Lemon-Lime Bars

2 cups cake flour (key to a flaky crust)
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/4 tsp sea salt
3/4 cup of butter
4 eggs
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 tbs flour
zest of 1 lg lemon & 1 lg lime
juice of one lg lemon & 1 lg lime
1/2 cup heavy cream

In large mixing bowl combine cake flour, salt, powder sugar. With pastry blender or fork mix in butter. Press into a 9x13 pan and bake for 15- 20 minutes at 350º until golden brown. While crust is cooking in medium bowl lightly beat eggs then add sugar, lemon & lime juice, lemon & lime zest, heavy cream and 3 tablespoons of flour. Whisk together. Pour over hot crust when crust is finished. Bake for 15-20 minutes at 350º until the middle is set-up. Sift powdered sugar over the top. Makes about 24 bars.

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