Buttery Orange Squares
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Recipe Type: Baking
 
Bursting with orange flavor and even better when warm, these buttery bars will literally melt in your mouth. Enjoy the custard bars with a cup of soothing tea.
Ingredients
Crust
  • 110g Plain flour
  • 20g Almond meal
  • 15g Icing sugar
  • zest from one orange
  • 115g Butter, softened
Custard
  • 100g Sugar
  • 2 Large eggs (70g each)
  • ¼ cup Fresh orange juice
  • zest from one orange
  • 40g Plain flour
  • ¼ tsp Baking powder
Instructions
  1. reheat oven to 180C.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, ground almonds, icing sugar and orange zest. Using a pastry blender (I used food processor), cut in butter until mixture is formed to a soft dough. Press evenly into the bottom of a 8 inch x 2 square (lined) baking pan.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes, or until light browned.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, eggs, orange juice and zest. Combine plain flour and baking powder, add to sugar mixture, whisking to combine. Pour over crust.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until just set. Sprinkle with confectioners sugar and decorate with a piece of mandarin orange on top.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/buttery-orange-squares/