Lemon BarsOh My.......

Lemon Bars My Nan made these Lemon Bars all the time when I was young.  They are so refreshing and light.  You can also use the same recipe for Orange Bars or Lime Bars, just change the fruit accordingly!

Lemon Bars

My Nan made these Lemon Bars all the time when I was young.  They are so refreshing and light.  You can also use the same recipe for Orange Bars or Lime Bars, just change the fruit accordingly!

serves
10
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
7
difficulty
easy
rating (click to rate)
3.9 based on 104 ratings, click to rate

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Lemon Juice
  • 125 grams Butter
  • 1/4 cup Icing Sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups Plain Flour sifted
  • 3 Egg
  • 1 cup Caster Sugar
  • 2 tsp Lemon Rind


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Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Line a lamington tin with baking paper.
  2. Beat the butter and icing sugar together with electric beaters until nice and smooth.
  3. Stir in 1 cup of the Plain Flour.
  4. Press the base mixture into the prepared pan and bake for approximately 15 minutes or until golden.
  5. In a small bowl combine the eggs, caster sugar, remaining plain flour, juice and rind and whisk until well combined.
  6. Pour the mixture over the hot cooked base and bake for a further 20 minutes or until the mixture is firm and set.
  7. Cool in the pan.
  8. Dust with extra icing sugar and cut into bars or squares as desired.

Notes

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Lemon Bars are not suitable for freezing. Keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week.
  • If you would like a thicker slice use a lined standard size square cake tin instead of lamington tin.

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