Gluten Free Lemon Squares

Frosted Gluten Free Lemon Square

Besides Chocolate... lemon is one of my favorite flavors for a luscious dessert, from refreshing ice creams to lemon meringue pie to these lemon squares. Just the right dessert finger food. Enjoy!

 

Frosted Lemon Squares
by: Trina Astor-Stewart

Just the right amount of tart and sweet goodness in these gluten free morsels. No one will guess they are gluten free so make enough for everyone at the party!

Layer 1
1 1/2 cups of Astoria Mills Pastry Flour - Mix #2
1/8th teaspoon Xanthan Gum
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter (or dairy free subst.)
1 beaten egg

Layer 2
2 eggs beaten slightly
juice from 2 lemons
zest of 1 lemon
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
4 tablespoons Astoria Mills All Purpose Flour - Mix #1
dash salt

Mix together well and pour on top of first crust layer. Bake in a 350F oven until set in the center and a light brown color on top. Cool and Frost.

Frosting:
1 1/2 cup Icing sugar
2 tablespoons soft butter (or dairy free subst.)
4 tablespoons lemon juice
Whisk frosting ingredients together into a smooth icing. Spread on top of lemon layer. Let set, cut into squares.

These make a delicious addition to a party try of other sweets, like brownies etc.

Astoria Mills Enriched baking mixes available online at www.astoriamills.ca

 

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