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easy lemon-butter pound cake bars

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Tammy T
Mesa, AZ

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!

(2 ratings)
yield 40 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 2 Hr 10 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For easy lemon-butter pound cake bars

  • 1 c
    butter or margarine
  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 4
  • 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.

How To Make easy lemon-butter pound cake bars

  • 1
    Heat 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.
  • 2
    Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool in pan on cooling rack 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Cool 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.