Zesty lemon bars

Zesty lemon bars


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About this recipe: Zesty lemon bars that always taste great whatever the occasion. A quick and easy refreshing treat! Serve with a little whipped cream.

stephaniemc County Donegal, Ireland

Serves: 8 

  • For the base
  • 250g plain flour
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 150g unsalted butter
  • For the topping
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • icing sugar, for dusting

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a baking tin.
  2. For the base:

  3. Sift the flour and sugar into a bowl. Rub in butter till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Press into the prepared baking tin.
  4. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. For the topping:

  6. Mix lemon juice and zest, sugar and eggs in a bowl. Stir to combine.
  7. Remove the base from the oven and pour topping mixture on top of it.
  8. Bake for a further 10 to 15 minutes.
  9. Take out of oven and let it cool. Sprinkle with icing sugar. Serve an enjoy.

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