Recipe: Lemon Dessert Bars

Ingredients :


  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar (finely ground)
  • 1 cup butter (soft)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon zest of a lemon

Instructions :


  1. Heat oven to 350 F (175 C).
  2. Combine only two cups of the flour with finely ground sugar. Add in the softened butter. Mix until thick with dough-like consistency. Form the dough into a rectangle baking pan.
  3. Bake for about 20 minutes or until brown.
  4. Mix together eggs, white sugar, remaining flour, lemon juice zest. Pour mixture on top of baked crust.
  5. Bake the bars an additional 20 minutes, or until set. Sprinkle remaining sugar once it’s cooled.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dessert

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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