Luscious Lemon Bars
If you’re craving a burst of sunshine in every bite, our Luscious Lemon Bars are the answer. These zesty, sweet treats are perfect for any occasion, from picnics to potlucks. With a buttery crust and a tangy lemon filling, they strike the perfect balance between sweet and tart.
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 4 large eggs
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- Powdered sugar, for dusting
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a 9×13-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
- In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy.
- Gradually add 2 cups of flour and mix until well combined.
- Press the mixture into the bottom of the prepared baking pan and bake for 20 minutes or until lightly golden.
- While the crust is baking, prepare the lemon filling. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, granulated sugar, 1/4 cup of flour, lemon juice, and lemon zest until smooth.
- Once the crust is done, pour the lemon filling over the hot crust.
- Return the pan to the oven and bake for an additional 25-30 minutes or until the filling is set and the edges are lightly golden.
- Allow the bars to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.
- Once cooled, dust the top with powdered sugar and cut into squares.
- Serve and enjoy the luscious lemony goodness!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 24 bars
Luscious Lemon Bars are the perfect dessert for lemon lovers. These bars are incredibly easy to make and are bursting with tangy lemon flavor. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or just craving a sweet treat, these bars will brighten your day!
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 180, Total Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 48mg, Sodium: 4mg, Total Carbohydrate: 26g, Dietary Fiber: 0g, Sugars: 18g, Protein: 2g
Make these Luscious Lemon Bars and watch them disappear. The combination of a buttery crust and a lemony filling is pure perfection. These bars are so delightful that you’ll find yourself making them again and again. Enjoy them with a cup of tea or as a refreshing dessert after a meal. Share them with friends and family, and they’ll be asking for the recipe in no time. Luscious Lemon Bars are a true taste of sunshine!