Melt-in-Your-Mouth Orange Squares
Recipe from Taste of the South

Melt-in-Your-Mouth Orange Squares

by 9  people

add your rating
add a comment
Yield: approximately 2 dozen
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 1 hr
Recent Activity:
  • 2 1/4  cups 
    all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/2  cup 
    ground almonds
  • 1/2  cup 
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1   tablespoon 
    fresh orange zest, divided
  • 1   cup 
    butter, softened
  • 1 3/4  cups 
  • 4   
    large eggs
  • 1/3  cup 
    fresh orange juice
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    orange extract
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    baking powder
    confectioners' sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, almonds, confectioners sugar, and 1 teaspoon orange zest. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press evenly into the bottom of a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
Bake for 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.
In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, eggs, orange juice, remaining 2 teaspoons orange zest, and extract. Combine remaining 1/4 cup flour and baking powder; add to sugar mixture, whisking to combine. Pour over crust.
Bake for 20 minutes, or until set. Sprinkle with confectioners sugar, if desired. Cut into squares to serve.
Add Your Review
Chicken with Honey-Orange Sauce: Dinner for $10
... with Honey-Orange Sauce. There are the titular ingredients, of course (honey and orange -- it's citrus season..., this recipe yields 4 servings at just $2.16 per serving! Make this Chicken with Honey-Orange Sauce! Create your own... read more...
Beautiful Blood Oranges for Salads, Desserts and More
...There's no other citrus quite as stunning as a blood orange. Some are sweet and other varieties... into season. Try it in a salad of Asparagus with Blood Oranges and Shallots or in this Flourless Chocolate... Cake with Blood Orange Sauce that also includes a hint of espresso. Named for the rich red streaks... read more...
Chicken with Honey-Orange Sauce: A Fresh Take on a Familiar Classic
... special warmly spiced dish of Chicken with Honey Orange Sauce last night. There are so many noteworthy... believer. The cinnamon infuses into the subtly sweet orange-wine reduction, the currants soften beautifully.... Get the full recipe for Chicken with Honey Orange Sauce right here.... read more...
how tos
Food Blogs We Love
see more blogs

shop our favorite products