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Lemon Bars on marble surface

Lemon Bars

Refreshing dessert with citrus taste that is heaven for your taste buds. These lemon bars are a very good choice for outside picnics, as they are moist, already cut and easy to carry in a box.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Resting time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 20 servings


For the base:

  • ½ cup soft butter OR ½ cup coconut oil
  • cup sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup flour

For the filling:

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • Zest of one lemon
  • cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

For granish:

  • ¼ cup powdered sugar


  • In a mixing bowl, whip the butter, sugar and salt to a light and fluffy batter. Sift in the flour and mix with a spatula until dough lumps are created.
  • Flatten the dough on a greased pan (9x13)
  • Cool in the fridge for half an hour.
  • Set the oven to 170°C / 350°F fan.
  • Bake just the base for 20 minutes.
  • Make the filling: whip eggs and sugar to a fluffy mixture, add lemon juice and lemon zest. Sift the flour and baking powder in and fold with a spatula.
  • Pour the filling over the baked base and bake for 25 minutes.
  • Cool at room temperature.
  • Cut into squares and sprinkle powdered sugar on top for the garnish.
  • Have a lemon bar and enjoy!