Ingredients:

  • 2-1/4 C flour – divided
  • 1 C (2 sticks) butter – chilled and cut into small pieces + extra for pan
  • 1/2 C powdered sugar + extra to sprinkle/garnish
  • 1/4 C slivered almonds – finely ground
  • 1 tsp grated lemon or lime peel
  • dash of salt
  • 1-1/2 C sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 C fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Butter 13″ x 9″ x 2″ pan
  3. Combine 2 C flour, 1/2 C powdered sugar, ground almonds, lemon or lime peel and salt in food processor and process until moist clumps form  
  4. Press onto bottom of buttered pan  
  5. Bake until edges are golden, about 20 minutes
  6. Whisk sugar, eggs, lemon or lime juice, baking powder and remaining 1/4 C flour in a large bowl until well blended
  7. Pour over hot crust
  8. Bake until topping is set and lightly golden, about 25 minutes
  9. Cool in pan on rack
  10. Sift additional powdered sugar over top
  11. Cut into squares
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