Lemon Bars

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based on 9 ratings

Deliciously fresh and light lemon bars. This recipe makes 30, so there are plenty to share!

recipe updated Apr 7, 2020


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    300g (about 2¼ cups)
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    100g (about ¾ cup)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    220g (about 1 cup)
  • Superfine sugar icon
    Superfine sugar
    240g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Lemon icon
    2 (116g)
  • Egg icon
    4 (200g)
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    as needed


  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Baking pan - 13 x 9"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 170°C
  2. Line a clean baking pan with parchment paper
  3. Add all purpose flour and powdered sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Whisk until combined
  5. Add unsalted butter to the crumbs
  6. Mix until mixture comes together
  7. Press crumbs into baking pan
  8. Bake until light golden - 20 min, 170°C
  9. Add superfine sugar, lemon, all purpose flour and egg to a clean large mixing bowl
  10. Beat until smooth
  11. Pour filling into base
  12. Bake - 160°C
  13. Bake until just set - 25 min, 160°C
  14. Let cool
  15. Cut
  16. Sprinkle with powdered sugar
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