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Lemon Poppy Seed Squares
Breakfast, Cake, Citrus, Dessert, Favorites, Lemon
bottle of poppy seeds
approx 1/2 cup
juice and zest of 2 lemons
about 1/4 cup lemon juice
seeds from 1 vanilla bean
2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
juice of 1 1/2 to 2 lemons
Set oven to 350F
Mix the above ingredients together and set aside
Mix the above dry ingredients together and set aside.
Cream the butter and sugar till fluffy, then beat in the eggs, one at a time.
Add the dry ingredients alternately with the wet ingredients, beginning and ending with the dry. Mix just until completely blended.
Pour the batter into a greased 9x13 cake pan and bake for about 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool and then put a thick layer of lemon glaze over the entire cake.
To make the glaze, mix the sugar and lemon together until you get a spreadable glaze. Add more lemon or more sugar to get the right consistency.
https://theviewfromgreatisland.com/lemon-poppy-seed-squares/ September 2, 2012