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.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
- 1¾ cup all-purpose flour
- ¼ cup cornstarch
- ⅔ cup powdered sugar
- 1⅓ cup butter, diced ¼-inch
- ¼ tsp salt
- 4 eggs
- 1⅓ cup sugar
- 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
- Zest of 2 lemons
- ⅔ cup lemon juice
- ⅓ cup milk
TRY IT WITH
How to Make Lemon Bars
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Mix all crust ingredients together into a coarse meal.
Line bottom quarter of your sheet-pan with mix. Pack firmly by pressing with hands.
Bake to dry out for 15 minutes. Let cool before adding lemon batter.
Mix all filling ingredients together.
Pour lemon batter over cool lemon bar crust.
Bake in oven for 20 minutes or until set to the touch.
Let the bars cool and then chill in the refrigerator.
Once cold, remove from baking pan, then cut into bars, about 1½ by 2½ inches.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Serve and enjoy.