2teaspoonsgrated lemon zestfrom about 2 large lemons
2/3cupfreshly squeezed lemon juicefrom 3 to 4 large lemons
Additional confectioners' sugar for sprinkling on top
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13 pan and set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, use a hand mixer to beat butter and confectioners' sugar until blended. Slowly beat in 1 and 1/2 cups flour.
Press into the bottom of a greased 13x9 pan and bake for 18-20 minutes until golden brown.
While baking, in a small bowl whisk eggs, sugar, zest, lemon juice, milk and remaining 3 T flour until frothy. Pour over the hot crust.
Turn oven to 325 degrees and bake an additional 18-20 minutes until the top is lightly brown. Cool completely on a wire rack. Dust the top with additional confectioners' sugar. Cut into bars and refrigerate leftovers.
Updated on February 22, 2021Originally Posted on April 2, 2019