Delightful Lemon Bars: Sweet and Zesty!
When life gives you lemons, make something extraordinary! Our Delightful Lemon Bars are a burst of sunshine on a plate, combining the perfect balance of sweetness and zesty citrus flavor. This recipe is a timeless classic, loved by generations for its simplicity and irresistible taste.
- 2 cups of all-purpose flour
- 1 cup of unsalted butter, softened
- 1/2 cup of powdered sugar
- 4 large eggs
- 1 1/2 cups of granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup of fresh lemon juice
- Zest of two lemons
- 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
- Powdered sugar for dusting
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, softened butter, and powdered sugar to create the crust. Press it into the prepared baking dish.
- Bake the crust for 20 minutes until it’s lightly golden.
- In another bowl, whisk together the eggs, granulated sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest, and baking powder.
- Pour the lemon mixture over the baked crust and return it to the oven for an additional 25 minutes or until set.
- Allow the lemon bars to cool completely, then dust with powdered sugar before cutting into squares.
Total time: 1 hour
Yield: 24 bars
These Delightful Lemon Bars are the epitome of a perfect dessert, capturing the essence of citrusy goodness in every bite. Whether you’re hosting a brunch or simply satisfying your sweet tooth, this recipe is a surefire way to brighten your day.
Nutritional information: Calories per serving – 180, Total Fat – 9g, Cholesterol – 55mg, Sodium – 45mg, Total Carbohydrates – 24g, Protein – 2g
Make a batch, share with friends, and savor the joy of these delightful treats that embody the essence of a sunny day!