Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars Base Crust
Recipe type: Dessert
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ cup butter, cut into pieces
  1. Grease a baking pan.
  2. Put flour, cornstarch, salt and powdered sugar in a food processor and mix until combined.
  3. Add the butter and mix again.
  4. Add the mixture to the baking pan, pressing down to flatten.
  5. Refrigerate for 45 minutes.
  6. Then remove and bake the crust at 350 F until it is lightly browned.
  7. Make the lemon topping (recipe follows) immediately after baking.


Lemon Topping

Lemon Bars -- Lemon Topping
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 5 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, brown sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice and flour.
  2. Pour the mixture on top of the par-baked crust, then place back in the oven and bake until the topping is set (about 20 minutes).
  3. Remove from oven and let cool, then place in the refrigerator for 2 hours to further cool and set. After 2 hours, remove from fridge, cut into squares or rectangles and dust with powdered sugar. Keep refrigerated until serving.