Vintage Italian Lemon Slices

Italian Lemon Slices

Vintage Italian Lemon Slices

Italian Lemon Slices

  • 3 c flour
  • 3 t baking powder
  • 1 t salt
  • 1 / 2 c butter
  • 1 c sugar
  • 1 t. fresh lemon juice
  • fresh rind of one lemon
  • 3 eggs


1.Sift flour, baking powder & salt. In large bowl cream butter, sugar & flavoring, beat in eggs, one at a time.

2.Add flour mixture. Mix well, turn out onto flour table and knead for a few minutes, add flour a little at a time so it won’t be sticky.

3.Divide into three or four balls. Roll each ball into a 1″diameter.Place on greased sheet.

4.Bake 350° 25 min.

5.Sprinkle top with colored sugar & press down slightly before baking.

6.Slice about 1/2″ slices while still warm. Spread on paper towel to cool. Store in baggies or plasticware.


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2 thoughts on “Vintage Italian Lemon Slices

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  2. Jenna October 20, 2014 at 5:00 am Reply

    Is something missing from step 3? How can 3-4 balls from 3 c flour be 1″ in diameter?


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