Lemon Bars Recipe

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Lemon Bars

Janet Conrad

By
@olgramare

Most Lemon Bar recipes have the same base ingredients, it's all a matter of personal taste. This recipe was my grandmother's recipe. Not to tart, not to sweet. It's been a never fail, always gone recipe for me over the years.

I have also made this gluten free by using oatmeal flour in the crust and 2 tsp cornstarch in the base.


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Rating:

Serves:

many

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
flour
1 c
butter
1/2 c
powdered sugar
4
eggs
2 c
granulated sugar
6 Tbsp
lemon juice, fresh
1 tsp
lemon zest, grated
4 tsp
flour
1 tsp
baking powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Crust:
Cream together the 2 C. flour, butter and confectioners sugar until well blended. Press into bottom of lightly greased 9x13 pan. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes until lightly golden.
2
Base:
Mix together all remaining ingredients until well blended. (I use fresh lemon juice because I am zesting the peel anyway)
3
Pour Base ingredients over baked crust and continue baking an additional 25 minutes.
4
Remove from oven and while still warm lightly sprinkle with additional confectioners sugar, Just a light dusting will do.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: English