Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The Rosiethon. Day 12. Lime Sugar Squares.

Another new recipe today.
And Rosie is done.

Lime Sugar Squares.

Lime Sugar Squares
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 3/4 cups sugar
4 tsp lime zest
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp vanilla
3 cups flour
1 1/2 cups owdered sugar
2 TB + lime juice

Heat oven to 350°.
Line a 10 x 15 inch baking pan with foil, extending the foil over the edges of pan.
Cream butter and shortening on medium speed for 30 seconds.
Add sugar, 3 tsp lime zest, baking powder, and salt.
Beat until light and fluffy, scraping down sides of bowl occasionally.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
Beat in lime juice and vanilla.
Turn to low speed and gradually mix in flour until just combined.
Pour batter into pan, spreading evely.
Bake about 22 minutes, or until lightly browned.  
Cool slightly in pan on wire rack.

1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
2 TB + lime juice
remaining tsp lime zest
Whisk all together.
Pour over warm base.
Spread evenly with offset spatula.
Cool completely.
Using foil edges, lift uncut base from pan.
Cut into squares.


Kathy said...

Hey Darlin'. I can't tell how much shortening is supposed to be in there? Is it a cup or some fraction of a cup? Thanks, and I hope you were surrounded by loved ones at Christmas.

Rosie Hawthorne said...

Thanks for the find. 1/2 cup.
Love you!

Rosie Hawthorne said...

I'm ALWAYS surrounded by LOVE and LOVED ONES!