All the lemon taste in these bars comes from the tart lemon icing. They are a variation of that old favourite, dream bars.
Lemon Dream Bars
Makes 9x9-inch pan
1/3 cup butter
1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
Combine ingredients to make coarse crumbs.
Pat firmly into ungreased 9x9-inch cake pan.
Bake in 350 F oven for 15 to 20 minutes until set but not brown.
2 beaten eggs
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup angel flake coconut
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Combine ingredients and spread over cooked base.
Return to oven and bake 25 to 30 minutes.
Top immediately with icing. Cool 15 minutes and cut into bars.
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1 cup sifted icing sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Mix together and spread over hot bars.
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