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60 mins

RECIPE

Lemon Bars

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MORE ABOUT THE RECIPE

Lemon bars are a perfectly powdery and tastefully tart way to sweeten up someone’s day. Whether it’s a special occasion, a treat alongside breakfast or a lemony accompaniment to your favorite cup of Starbucks® coffee, this recipe is guaranteed to be a delectable crowd-pleaser.

CRUST

  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ⅔ cup powdered sugar
  • 1⅓ cups butter, diced ¼-inch
  • ¼ tsp salt

FILLING

  • 4
    eggs
  • 1.333
    cup sugar
  • 3
    Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 0.666
    cup lemon juice
  • 0.333
    cup milk
- 1 +
White Sugar

HOW TO MAKE

Lemon Bars
STEP 01

Preheat oven to 350°F.

STEP 02

Mix all crust ingredients together into a coarse meal.

STEP 03

Line bottom quarter of your sheet-pan with mix. Pack firmly by pressing with hands.

STEP 04

Bake to dry out for 15 minutes. Let cool before adding lemon batter.

STEP 05

Mix all filling ingredients together.

STEP 06

Pour lemon batter over cool lemon bar crust.

STEP 07

Bake in oven for 20 minutes or until set to the touch.

STEP 08

Let the bars cool and then chill in the refrigerator.

STEP 09

 

Once cold, remove from baking pan, then cut into bars, about 1½ by 2½ inches.

STEP 10

Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

DID YOU KNOW?

Try this recipe to pair with Starbucks® House Blend. The lemon will bring out the mellow acidity and enhance the flavor of the coffee.

SERVE AND ENJOY

Lemon Bars

Take that first delicious bite.