Fresh and Zingy Lemon Bars
When life gives you lemons, make these delightful Fresh and Zingy Lemon Bars! This classic citrus dessert is the perfect blend of sweet and tangy, with a buttery crust that melts in your mouth. Whether you’re serving them at a summer picnic or indulging in a cozy winter treat, these lemon bars are a crowd-pleaser.
- 1 cup of all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, softened
- 1/4 cup of powdered sugar
- 2 large lemons, juiced and zested
- 1 cup of granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
- A pinch of salt
- Powdered sugar for dusting
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×9-inch baking dish.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the softened butter, 1 cup of flour, and 1/4 cup of powdered sugar. Press this mixture into the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
- Bake the crust in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until it’s lightly golden.
- While the crust is baking, prepare the filling. In another bowl, whisk together the granulated sugar, eggs, lemon juice, lemon zest, baking powder, and a pinch of salt until well combined.
- Pour the lemon filling over the baked crust.
- Bake for an additional 20-25 minutes or until the filling is set and the edges turn golden brown.
- Let the lemon bars cool completely in the baking dish. Once cooled, dust the top with powdered sugar.
- Cut into squares and serve. Enjoy your Fresh and Zingy Lemon Bars!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 16 lemon bars
These Fresh and Zingy Lemon Bars are the epitome of citrusy goodness. The buttery crust provides the perfect balance to the zesty lemon filling. Each bite is a burst of sunshine, making them ideal for any occasion. Whip up a batch and share the joy of these tangy treats with your loved ones.
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 140, Total Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 35mg, Sodium: 45mg, Total Carbohydrates: 20g, Sugars: 14g, Protein: 1g
Whip up a batch of these Fresh and Zingy Lemon Bars and watch as they disappear in seconds. They’re the ultimate dessert for lemon lovers and a delightful addition to any dessert table. Whether you’re enjoying them as a sweet treat or sharing them with friends, these lemon bars will brighten your day with their fresh and zesty flavor!