Tart Lemon Triangles Recipe

  • 3/8 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar for dusting
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Process butter, 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar and 1 cup flour in food processor 10 seconds, or blend with pastry blender. Pat dough evenly into 9 inch round pie plate.
  3. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, until golden.
  4. Combine eggs, white sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice and 3 tablespoons flour and mix until smooth; pour mixture over hot crust.
  5. Bake 15 to 20 minutes more, until firm. Let cool completely in baking dish. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and cut into 12 triangles.