Granny's Blue Ribbon Lemon Bars

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James Baum

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@Cake3242

I remember my great grandmother making these when I would visit her in Richmond, California with my grandmother.... She would have a plate of these on the table as soon as we got to her house. She taught me to make these, and I had lost the recipe. My grandmother would make them for me and the rest of my family....When she passed, I lost the recipe. Luckily my aunt in California had a church cookbook with my grandmother's recipe for these. My aunt sent me the recipe, and to this day, I make these. I entered then on the fair and too home 2nd place, then 1st place in 2013 at the local fair...

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8-10 ( maybe )
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 c
cake flour, sifted
1/2 c
butter, softened, unsalted
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1/4 tsp
kosher salt
2
eggs
1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
flour or cornstarch
2 Tbsp
lemon juice, fresh
lemon zest, grated from 2 lemons

How to Make Granny's Blue Ribbon Lemon Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 325°
    For the Crust: Cream together in a mixing bowl the 1st four ingredients. Bake in a pre heated 325 degree oven for 15 minutes. This is done in an 8" by 8" pan.
  • 2For the Crust: Cream together in a mixing bowl the 1st four ingredients. Bake in a pre heated 325 degree oven for 15 minutes. This is done in an 8" by 8" pan.
  • 3Once the time is up, remove the crust from the oven, and set aside for 25 minutes.
  • 4Take the Last 5 ingredients and place in the bowl of a stand mixer or use a hand mixer. Pour this mixture onto the crust that you already par baked.
  • 5Place back in the oven at 325° degrees for 20-25 minutes till slightly brown on top. Remove, and let cool for AT least 2 hours. Cut into 1 inch by 1 inch squares. Sprinkle with powered sugar if you like.

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About Granny's Blue Ribbon Lemon Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Kosher
Other Tag: Heirloom




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