Lemon Bars

Lemon bars are the perfect snack for summer: sweet and sour all at once.

Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

Yield: 16
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Additional Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 4 hours

Creamy, sweet and sour lemon bars topped with powdered sugar.

Ingredients

Crust

  • 150 grams of Butter*
  • 160 grams of Flour
  • 65 grams of Sugar

Lemon Mixture

  • 3 Eggs*
  • 80 grams of Lemon Juice
  • 2 grams of Lemon Zest
  • 150 grams of Sugar
  • 40 grams of Flour

Topping

  • Powdered Sugar

Instructions

    1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
    2. Prepare your brownie pan (22,5 cm × 22,5 cm × 5 cm) by brushing the inside of the pan with butter and lining it with baking paper.
    3. Combine all of the ingredients for the crust, kneading it until a dough forms.
    4. Press the dough into the brownie pan and spread evenly.
    5. Bake the crust for 20 minutes.
    6. Let the crust cool down for about 10 minutes.
    7. Combine the flour and sugar.
    8. Mix in the eggs.
    9. Add in the lemon juice and lemon zest and mix again.
    10. Once the crust is done baking pour the lemon mixture on top.
    11. Bake the lemon bars for about 20 to 25 minutes.
    12. Let them cool at room temperature for about an hour.
    13. Place them in the refrigerator and let them chill for about 2 hours.
    14. Optional: Cover the top with powdered sugar.
    15. Once fully chilled, remove them from the baking pan and cut into squares.

Notes

*Make sure this ingredient is at room temperature.

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