Easy Lemon-Butter Pound Cake Bars

Tammy T


No mixer is needed for this. I saw this recipe on Betty Crocker's website. Picture is from Martha white. Thought this was too good to pass up and wanted to share it with all the lemon lovers. Enjoy as I will!

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15 Min
2 Hr 10 Min
Convection Oven


1 c
butter or margarine
2 c
granulated sugar
2 c
self-rising flour
2 Tbsp
grated lemon peel
1/3 c
cup fresh lemon juice
glaze :
1 c
powdered sugar
2+ Tbsp
fresh lemon juice, enough to make saucy
**foot note: you'll need two medium lemons to get enough juice and peel.


1Heat oven to 375°F. Grease "bottom" only of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In a large saucepan or 3-quart saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining bar ingredients in order listed, mixing well after each addition. Spread batter in pan.

2Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool in pan on cooling rack 10 minutes.

3Cool completely, about 1 hour. In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients until smooth. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Drizzle over bars.

***For Valentines Day, use a heart cookie cutter for a cute shape.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #butter, #lemon, #bars