Tart Lemon Triangles

These triangles have a crisp and crumbly shortbread crust that is topped with a deliciously tangy lemon filling.

Serves: 12 triangles


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. 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.

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