Lemon bars

Lemon bars

Based on 12 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
40
min.
Baking
15
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
lemon (juice and zest)
70 g butter
120 g sugar (divided)
¼ tsp salt
110 g flour
egg
egg yolk
10 g starch
confectioner's sugar for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • bowl
  • hand mixer with dough hooks
  • plastic wraps
  • fine grater
  • citrus press
  • whisk
  • oven
  • loaf pan
  • parchment paper
  • knife
  • rolling pin

Nutrition per serving

Cal
266
Protein
4g
Fat
12g
Carb
35g

Step 1/4

Add butter, some sugar, and salt to a bowl and start kneading. Add flour and keep kneading until a smooth dough forms. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and let rest in the fridge.
  • 70 butter
  • 40 sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 110 flour
  • bowl
  • hand mixer with dough hooks
  • plastic wraps

Add butter, some sugar, and salt to a bowl and start kneading. Add flour and keep kneading until a smooth dough forms. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and let rest in the fridge.

Step 2/4

Add whole egg, egg yolk and sugar to a bowl and whisk. Add lemon juice, lemon zest and starch and whisk to combine.
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 80 sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • 10 starch
  • bowl
  • fine grater
  • citrus press
  • whisk

Add whole egg, egg yolk and sugar to a bowl and whisk. Add lemon juice, lemon zest and starch and whisk to combine.

Step 3/4

Pre-heat oven to 170°C/340°F. Remove dough from fridge and roll out to a thickness of approx. 5-mm/0.2-in. Transfer dough to the bottom of a parchment-lined loaf pan and trim off any excess. Bake for approx. 15 min.
  • oven
  • loaf pan
  • parchment paper
  • knife
  • rolling pin

Pre-heat oven to 170°C/340°F. Remove dough from fridge and roll out to a thickness of approx. 5-mm/0.2-in. Transfer dough to the bottom of a parchment-lined loaf pan and trim off any excess. Bake for approx. 15 min.

Step 4/4

Remove loaf pan from the oven and spread filling on top of the baked dough. Bake a second time at 170°C/340°F for approx. 25 min. Remove from the oven and let cool completely. Slice to serve and dust with confectioner’s sugar if desired. Enjoy!
  • confectioner's sugar for serving

Remove loaf pan from the oven and spread filling on top of the baked dough. Bake a second time at 170°C/340°F for approx. 25 min. Remove from the oven and let cool completely. Slice to serve and dust with confectioner’s sugar if desired. Enjoy!