Zesty lemon bars

    55 min

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

    County Donegal, Ireland
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    Serves: 8 

    • For the base
    • 250g plain flour
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 150g unsalted butter
    • For the topping
    • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
    • 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 until set but still slightly wobbly, about 10 to 15 minutes.
    9. Take out of oven and let it cool. Sprinkle with icing sugar.

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