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Lilikoi Bars

 
 
 
For crust:  
1 cup    Flour  
1/4 cup    Powdered sugar  
1/3 teaspoon    Salt  
1/2 cup    Butter  
For filling:  
3/4 cup    Sugar  
1 tsp    Grated lemon rind  
2 Tbs    Flour  
1/2 tsp    Baking powder  
2   Eggs, beaten  
1 Tbs    Lemon juice  
3 Tbs    Lilikoi juice  
For icing:  
2 Tbs    Butter  
3/4 cup    Powdered sugar  
2 tbs    Lilikoi juice  
 
For crust:
1 Sift 1 cup flour with 1/4 cup powdered sugar and the salt. Cut in the 1/2 cup butter. Press firmly in the bottom of an 8 inch square pan. Bake 15 minutes at 350°. Do not brown. Cool 5 minutes.
For Filling:
1 Combine the granulated sugar and lemon peel; let stand 5 minutes.
2 Sift the flour with the baking powder, add to sugar mixture.
3 Stir in eggs, lemon and 3 tablespoons of the Lilikoi juice. Spread over crust. Bake 20 minutes at 350°.
4 Lower heat to 325°and bake 5 to 20 minutes more. Cool.
For icing:
1 Cream butter and powdered sugar together.
2 Mix in 2 tablespoons of the lilikoi juice.
3 Spread over the cooled layer. When completely cool, cut into bars. Makes 20 bars.
 
Yield: Makes 20 bars.