I’ve been searching for a great Meyer Lemon Square.
This past week I found one on the Land O’Lakes website, but it was only for regular lemons. I personally love Meyer lemons since they are more sweet than sour. I have been looking forward to trying them in this recipe!
I really enjoy searching for new recipes, especially when I find ones that are easy and tasty.
Gluten Free Meyer lemon Squares
(adapted from Lemon Butter Bars by Land O’Lakes)
1 cup gluten free flour blend (*)
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup sugar
2 large eggs
3 Tbsp juice from meyer lemons
2 Tbso gluten free flour blend (*)
1 tsp meyer lemon zest
1/4 tsp gf baking powder
gluten free icing sugar
*To make flour blend:
Mix 2 cups rice flour
2/3 cup potato starch,
1/3 cup tapioca starch
1 tsp xanthan gum.
Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine gf flour blend, butter and sugar in a stand mixer. Beat on low speed until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Press onto bottom of a parchment lined 8 inch square baking pan.
Bake in oven for 15-20 minutes until edges are lightly brown. Remove from oven.
Combine 3/4 cup sugar, eggs, lemon juice, gf flour, lemon zest and baking powder in a medium bowl.
Beat with a hand mixer until well mixed.
Pour over prebaked crust and bake for 18-20 minutes until filling is set.
Sprinkle with gf icing sugar. Cut into bars.
Store in refrigerator.