The BEST Lemon Bar Recipe - Easy Lemon Bars

– CRUST – 1 stick unsalted butter softened (use vegan butter stick to keep it dairy-free) – 4 tablespoons sugar – 1 cup all-purpose flour – dash of sea salt – FILLING – 3 large eggs – 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar – 3 Tablespoons flour – 1 tablespoon lemon zest zest before juicing lemons. I used organic lemons – 5-7 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice from 3-4 lemons


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Cook time: 20 mins

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10 mins


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If you're searching for the BEST lemon bar recipe, you have to try our Easy Lemon Bars. quick and easy to make, with a few simple ingredients. The bars start off with a simple to make shortbread crust a not too sweet or tangy thick lemon curd filling on top. This classic lemon bar recipe is the best way to use up fresh lemons!

What is lemon bar crust made of? The crust in most lemon bars usually starts with creaming or rubbing softened butter with a mixture of flour and sugar.

Why are my lemon bars runny? Runny Lemon Bars are most likely caused from under baking. Make sure the filling no longer jiggles before taking it out of the oven.


How do you cut lemon bars perfectly? To make perfect cuts, have a bowl of warm water nearby while you're cutting the bars. Wet the knife in the warm water, wipe it clean with a dry dish towel, and make one cut. Repeat the process until the lemon bars are completely cut.


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