Luscious Lemon Bars



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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a 9×13-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Gradually add 2 cups of flour and mix until well combined.
  4. Press the mixture into the bottom of the prepared baking pan and bake for 20 minutes or until lightly golden.
  5. 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.
  6. Once the crust is done, pour the lemon filling over the hot crust.
  7. 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.
  8. Allow the bars to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.
  9. Once cooled, dust the top with powdered sugar and cut into squares.
  10. 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!

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