Who doesn’t love lemon bars? They’re the perfect combination of tangy and sweet with a delicious buttery crust. I made these for my birthday party using a recipe from Bakerella. It was a very simple and easy recipe to follow and turned out delicious! Lemon bars are always a nice escape from chocolate. A sprinkling of powdered sugar made them beautiful!
1 cup butter
1 3/4 cup flour
2/3 cup confectioner’s sugar (plus more for dusting)
1 1/2 cup plain sugar
1/4 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
4 eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 cup lemon juice
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
Grease and flour a 9 X 13 pan
To make crust:
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and confectioner’s sugar
Cut in butter until combined and crumbly.
Press mixture into bottom of pan.
Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.
To make topping:
While crust is baking, prepare topping.
In a larger bowl, add sugar, flour, and baking powder.
Then add slightly beaten eggs and lemon juice.
Mix well and pour on top of warm baked crust.
Bake for 20-25 minutes.
When cool, dust with confectioner’s sugar and refrigerate.
Cut into bars and enjoy them cold!
You can never go wrong with lemon bars!