Lightning Bars from Gooseberry Patch's Foolproof Family Recipes
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
- 1/2 c butter sliced
- 2 eggs
- 1 c sugar
- 1 t vanilla extract
- 1 t baking powder
- 1/2 t salt
- 1 c all-purpose flour
- 2 c powdered sugar
- 1 1/2 t almond extract
- 1/4 c milk
- 1/8 c melted butter
- pinch of salt
Preheat your oven to 350.
Grab your 8x8 baking pan and place your butter slices in the bottom.
Place your baking dish in the oven while you throw your batter together and let your butter melt.
Put your eggs in a larger bowl and beat them.
Mix in your sugar, vanilla, baking powder, salt and flour.
Mix your melted butter into your flour mixture until well blended.
Pour your batter into your butter coated pan and bake for 20-30 minutes until it passes the toothpick test.
While your bars are baking make your icing.
Mix together your powdered sugar, almond extract, milk, melted butter and salt.
Pour icing over your bars and let the bars cool.