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Blood orange squares on platter sprinkled with icing sugar and blood orang half for decoration

Blood Orange Squares

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 25 sqaures
Calories 135kcal



  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature


  • zest of 1 blood orange
  • 1/2 cup blood orange juice from 2 to 2 1/2 oranges
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsps flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup icing sugar for dusting finished squares


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8 X 8" square pan with parchment paper.
  • Pulse flour, sugar and butter in food processor until soft dough forms. Press into bottom of lined pan with a fork.
  • Bake crust 20 minutes.
  • While crust is baking add zest, juice, sugar, flour, salt and eggs to food processor. Pulse until well mixed and slightly foamy.
  • When crust has finished first 20 minutes, pulse filling ingredients one last time and pour into the crust. Return to the oven for 25-30 minutes. Make sure filling in the center of the pan is set.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely. Dust with remaining icing sugar. Run a sharp knife around outer edge of the pan to loosen the sides. Cut into uniform squares and transfer to a serving plate.
  • Store in refrigerator well covered.


Per 1 1/2" square


Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 26mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 13g