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

Ingredients

Crust

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

Fillig

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Notes

Per 1 1/2" square
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Nutrition

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