Mama's love lemon bars

Melissa Stewart


I'm obsessed with lemon and over the years perfected this lucious gooey lemon bar recipe. Everyone that tries it is instantly hooked and just as obsessed. They are simple to make but i usually only make them for people I love because I don't want to part with them!

★★★★★ 1 vote
9x13 pan
10 Min
50 Min


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1 1/8 c
all purpose flour
1/3 c
powdered sugar
1/2 c
butter, room temperature
2/3 c
lemon juice
1 1/2 c
powdered sugar
2 tsp
lemon zest, grated
1/2 tsp
baking powder
2 Tbsp
powdered sugar, or as needed for dusting

How to Make Mama's love lemon bars


  • 1Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
    Mix the first three ingredients together and press into greased 9x13 pan. Bake for 25 minutes.
  • 2While the crust is baking mix all other ingredients together EXCEPT for the baking powder.
  • 3After the crust is done baking take it out. Immediately add the baking powder to the lemon mixture, mixing it well, then pour it into the pan, on top of the crust. Bake for another 25 min. Remove from oven to cool.
  • 4Let bars cool then dust with powdered sugar.
    Cut into squares at desired size and enjoy!

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About Mama's love lemon bars

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: German

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