Delightful Lemon Bars: Sweet and Zesty!



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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, softened butter, and powdered sugar to create the crust. Press it into the prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake the crust for 20 minutes until it’s lightly golden.
  4. In another bowl, whisk together the eggs, granulated sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest, and baking powder.
  5. Pour the lemon mixture over the baked crust and return it to the oven for an additional 25 minutes or until set.
  6. 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!

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