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Key Lime Rhubarb Bars


This is perfect for when you crave something sweet but don't want the richness of chocolate. I love the tartness!

Crust
1-1/2 C white whole wheat flour
1/2 C ground almonds
1/2 C organic powdered sugar
3/4 C butter

Preheat the oven to 350. Mix the flour, ground almonds, and powdered sugar together. Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Stir in 1 teaspoon of water until the mixture forms a ball.

Press the mixture evenly into a 13"x 9" baking dish and bake for 15-20 minutes until light golden brown. Remove from the oven and leave to cool slightly.

Key Lime Mixture
4 eggs
2 C organic granulated sugar
1/4 C white whole wheat flour
1/2 t baking powder
1/2 C fresh key lime juice

Beat together all the ingredients until smooth and combined. Pour the mixture over the cooked base and top with sliced fresh rhubarb. Return to the oven and bake for 25 minutes. Leave to cool. Before serving sprinkle the top with powdered sugar. Cut into squares with a knife.

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