Sunday, June 21, 2009

Lemon Bars

These Lemon Bars made an appearance at our
Father's Day dinner today.
My husband loves anything lemon, and lemon bars happen to be one of his favorites!
This recipe is from Bakerella, they turned out really good I will make this recipe again for sure.

Lemon Bars
adapted from Bakerella

1 cup butter
1 3/4 cup flour
2/3 cup confectioner's sugar (plus more for dusting)

1 1/2 cup plain sugar
1/4 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
4 eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 cup lemon juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Grease and flour a 9 X 13 pan

To make crust:
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and confectioner's sugar
  • Cut in butter until combined and crumbly.
  • Press mixture into bottom of pan.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.

To make topping:
  • While crust is baking, prepare topping.
  • In a larger bowl, add sugar, flour, and baking powder.
  • Then add slightly beaten eggs and lemon juice.
  • Mix well and pour on top of warm baked crust.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • When cool, dust with confectioner's sugar and refrigerate.
  • Cut into bars and enjoy them cold!

1 comment:

Liz said... should really make a cookbook! I always get really hungry when seeing your posts...