Tangy lemon squares

Give your afternoon tea some added zing.
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Incredibly simple to make as well as tasting sweet and zesty, these tangy lemon squares are a welcome treat when you hit that mid-afternoon slump.

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1.Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Grease a shallow 24cm square cake pan and line base and sides with baking paper, extending the paper 5cm above sides.
2.Beat butter and sifted icing sugar in a small bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. Stir in 1 cup (150g) of the sifted flour. Press mixture evenly over the base of pan.
3.Bake about 15 minutes or until browned lightly.
4.Meanwhile, whisk eggs, caster sugar, remaining sifted flour, rind and juice in a medium bowl until combined. Pour egg mixture over hot base.
5.Bake slice about 20 minutes or until firm. Cool in pan on a wire rack before cutting into squares. Serve dusted with extra sifted icing sugar, if desired.

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