Lemon Bars

February 8, 2012 by alex

I didn’t create a poll for people to vote this week, but thought everyone would like this recipe. This is one of my Mom’s favorite recipes and one of the best desserts. I hope you enjoy it. :)

The Crust:

1 cup melted butter
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup powdered sugar


Combine the butter, flour, and powdered sugar in a medium bowl.
Make sure your are moist when you pat the crust in a 9 by 13 cooking sheet.
Bake at 325F for 25 minutes.

The Filling:

4 eggs
4 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
1 3/4 to 2 cups of granulated sugar (depending on how sweet you want it)
4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
Zest of 1 lemon


Mix the flour, baking powder, sugar, eggs, and lemon zest together.
Top the baked crust and bake for 35 minutes at 325F.

The Frosting:

1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons milk
3 tablespoons melted butter


Combine the ingredients and top the CHILLED lemon bars.

1 Comment »

  1. Adam says:

    My favorite thing from pleasebake.it so far.

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