Lemon Bars

Lisa
The Cook
12 Servings
13 Ingredients
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Decadent and tart, these Lemon Bars are a perfect dessert to share whether it is a special occasion or just another Monday at the office.
12 Servings
13 Ingredients
0 Comments

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cups Flour #1
  • ⅔ cups Powdered Sugar #1
  • ¼ cups Cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoons Cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoons Salt
  • 12 tablespoons Butter
  • 4 individual Egg
  • 1 ⅓ cups Sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Flour, All-Purpose #2
  • 2 teaspoons zest Lemon
  • ⅔ cups juice Lemon
  • ⅓ cups Heavy Whipping Cream
  • ¼ cups Powdered Sugar #2

Containers

  • 2 8x8 Baking Pans

Supplies

  • Parchment Papers
  • Foils
  • Labels

Cooking Instructions

Freeze For Later Cooking Day Directions

Bake

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. To prepare crust, in a food processor, pulse together the flour #1, powdered sugar #1, cornstarch, cinnamon and salt. Cut in butter and pulse until combined.
  2. Sprinkle crust mixture into one parchment paper lined 8x8 foil baking pans per 12 servings and place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, for the filling, whisk together eggs, sugar, and flour #2 in a medium bowl.
  4. Gently stir in lemon zest, lemon juice and heavy cream.
  5. After crust has been refrigerated, bake 350 for 20 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Pour filling into warm, baked crust, reduce oven temp to 325F and bake 20 minutes until filling is firm.
  7. Allow bars to cool completely.
  8. Sprinkle with powdered sugar #2.
  9. Cover pan tightly with foil, label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

Easy Assembly

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Thaw: In fridge
  2. Cut into equal sized bars and serve.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

Oven Cook

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. To prepare crust, in a food processor, pulse together the flour #1, powdered sugar #1, cornstarch, cinnamon and salt. Cut in butter and pulse until combined.
  2. Sprinkle crust mixture into indicated one parchment paper lined 8x8 foil baking pans per 12 servings and place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, for the filling, whisk together eggs, sugar, and flour #2 in a medium bowl.
  4. Gently stir in lemon zest, lemon juice and heavy cream.
  5. After crust has been refrigerated, bake 350 for 20 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Pour filling into warm, baked crust, reduce oven temp to 325F and bake 20 minutes until filling is firm.
  7. Allow bars to cool completely.
  8. Sprinkle with powdered sugar #2.

Nutrition Facts

  • Not available.

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