Sunday, August 3, 2008

Lemon Squares!

Just a quick entry today . . .

I had some lemons in the fridge that I was going to use to make iced tea. Lately, though, the hubby has been making some delicious sorrel (iced hibiscus flower tea with freshly grated ginger) and it is the perfect, yummy, refreshing summer drink. Anyway, I didn't want the lemons to go bad so I thought I'd make some lemon squares. I've had some problems with this dessert in the past, mainly that it would come out too tart or it wouldn't firm up enough. So today, I was very careful with how much zest and juice I added, I added 3 more tablespoons of flour than the recipe called for, made it early in the morning and put it in the fridge to set and . . . it came out flawlessly. It's a really delicious, simple recipe found here.

2 comments: said...

Hey there!

Those lemon squares do look fantastic!!

Do you have the recipe on your blog for the hibiscus flower tea?? That sounds interesting and I have never tried it before!

Peace, blessings and DUNAMIS!

Chi-Chi said...

Thanks Lisa!!

It's my husband's recipe. I'll see if I can get him to write it down. Meanwhile, do a search for "sorrel" on YouTube and you should find some good tutorials!!

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