Orange Squares

Orange Squares

Posted On April 8, 2013

Orange Squares

Orange Squares

How to make Orange Squares:

Orange Squares, the tangy, sweet and sour taste of the juice and the aroma of the zest combine well with the cake.

 

Orange Squares Makes: approximately 2 dozen

Orange Squares Prep Time: 20 to 30 minutes

Orange Squares Total Baking Time: 55 to 75 minutes

 

2 1/4  cups all-purpose flour, divided

1/2  cup confectioners’ sugar

1/2  cup ground almonds

1  cup butter, softened

1  tablespoon fresh orange zest, divided

4  large eggs

1 3/4  cup sugar

1/2  teaspoon orange extract

1/3  cup fresh orange juice

1/2  teaspoon baking powder

 

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. In a large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, almonds, confectioners’ sugar, and 1 teaspoon orange zest. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press evenly into the bottom of a 13-x-9-x-2-inch baking pan.

3. Bake for 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.

4. In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, eggs, orange juice, remaining 2 teaspoons orange zest, and extract. Combine remaining 1/4 cup flour and baking powder; add to sugar mixture, whisking to combine. Pour over crust.

5. Bake for 20 minutes, or until set. Sprinkle with confectioners¿ sugar, if desired. Cut into squares to serve.


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