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lemon brownies

★★★★★ 12
a recipe by
Glenda Whisenhunt
Tyler, TX

For the Lemon lover in all of us

★★★★★ 12
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For lemon brownies

  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 stick
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon zest
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 8 tsp
    lemon zest

How To Make lemon brownies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease/Spray an 8 x 8 inch baking dish with butter/cooking spray and set aside.
  • 2
    In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the flour, sugar, salt and softened butter until combined.
  • 3
    In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, lemon zest and lemon juice until combined. Pour into the flour mixture and beat at medium speed until smooth and creamy, about 2 minutes.
  • 4
    Pour into baking dish and bake for 23-25 minutes or until it is just starting to turn golden around the edges and a toothpick inserted into the center of the brownies comes out clean. Allow to cool completely before glazing. Do not over-bake or the bars will be dry.
  • 5
    When the brownies are cooled completely, make the glaze. Sift the powdered sugar, add lemon zest and lemon juice and whisk together all three ingredients. Spread 1/2 the glaze over the brownies with a rubber spatula. Let the glaze set. Spread the remaining glaze over the bars and let it set.
  • 6
    Cut into bars and serve.