If you are a fan of citrus flavors and desserts that are quick and easy to make, then these easy lemon bars are the perfect treat for you! With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a delicious and tangy dessert that will impress your family and friends. These lemon bars are the perfect balance of sweet and tart, with a buttery crust and a bright and refreshing lemon filling.
To make these easy lemon bars, you will need:
- 1 cup of all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup of butter, softened
- 1/4 cup of powdered sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup of granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon of lemon zest
- 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
- A pinch of salt
First, preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×9-inch baking dish. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the flour, softened butter, and powdered sugar to make the crust. Press the mixture into the bottom of the baking dish to form an even layer.
|1 cup of all-purpose flour||Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C)|
|1/2 cup of butter, softened||Grease a 9×9-inch baking dish|
|1/4 cup of powdered sugar||In a medium-sized bowl, combine the flour, softened butter, and powdered sugar to make the crust|
|2 eggs||Press the mixture into the bottom of the baking dish to form an even layer|
|1 cup of granulated sugar||Bake the crust in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, or until it is lightly golden|
|2 tablespoons of lemon juice||In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, granulated sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest, baking powder, and salt to make the filling|
|1 teaspoon of lemon zest||Pour the filling over the baked crust|
|1/2 teaspoon of baking powder||Bake the bars for an additional 20-25 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden and the center is set|
|A pinch of salt||Allow the bars to cool completely before slicing into squares|
Once the crust is baked, pour the filling over it and spread it evenly. Bake the bars for an additional 20-25 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden and the center is set. Allow the bars to cool completely before slicing them into squares. These easy lemon bars are perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a casual gathering or a special celebration!