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Lemon Bars Perfected

Lemon Bars Perfected
Lemon Bars Perfected
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With so many variations of classic dessert recipes, it can be hard to find one that's perfect. This recipe for Lemon Bars Perfected is the only one you'll need to make perfect lemon squares every time. The shortbread crust is perfectly light and the topping is full of fresh lemon flavor. This lemon bars recipe is perfect for a spring potluck or after dinner dessert. Dust them with powdered sugar for a gorgeous, yummy treat.

Cooking Time1 hr

Cooking MethodOven

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (from about 4 lemons)
  • zest from 3 lemons
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a bowl, combine flour, powdered sugar and salt. Add melted butter and vanilla extract. Mix shortly just to get a soft dough.
     
  2. Place the dough into 9 x 13 inch baking dish lined with baking paper. Bake for 15 minutes and remove from oven.
     
  3. While the crust is baking, mix whole eggs together with sugar until fluffy. Add lemon juice and zest and mix some more until sugar starts dissolving. Add flour and baking powder and mix just until incorporated.
     
  4. Pour the lemon curd mixture over hot shortbread crust and return the pan to the oven. Bake for about 35-45 minutes more or until set in the middle. Cool completely before cutting. Serve dusted with powdered sugar.

 

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