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  • Orange Squares

    This recipe from mixes the tangy flavor of orange juice and the aroma of zest to come up with a flavorful cake.
  • By: Jill F. Sandique


    Orange Squares

    orange squares


    Yield: 36 squares  
    Prep Time: 20 to 30 minutes  
    Total Baking Time: 55 to 75 minutes

    For the crust:
    •    1 cup butter, softened
    •    1/2 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar
    •    2 cups sifted all-purpose flour

    For the filling
    •    4 large eggs
    •    1 cup sugar
    •    1/2 cup fresh orange juice
    •    grated zest of 1 or 2 oranges
    •    1 teaspoon orange extract
    •    orange food color, optional
    •    1/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour
    •    1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    •    sifted confectioners’ sugar, for dusting

    1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Cream the butter and confectioners’ sugar. Add flour. Put into a 9- by 12-by 2-inch rectangular baking pan. Bake for 15 minutes.

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    Photography by David Hanson Ong

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