Slice and Sunshine: Irresistible Citrus Lemon Bars to Brighten Days!



Slice and Sunshine: Irresistible Citrus Lemon Bars to Brighten Days!

If you’re looking for a burst of sunshine on your taste buds, our Citrus Lemon Bars are the perfect remedy. These irresistible bars are a delightful blend of tangy lemon and sweet citrus flavors, bound to brighten up even the gloomiest of days.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, chilled and cubed
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup citrus juice (orange, lime, or grapefruit)
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar (for dusting)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups of flour and 1/2 cup of powdered sugar. Add the chilled, cubed butter, and mix until the dough resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Press the dough into the prepared baking pan and bake for 20 minutes or until lightly golden.
  4. While the crust is baking, whisk together the eggs, granulated sugar, 1/4 cup of flour, lemon juice, lemon zest, and citrus juice until well combined.
  5. Pour the lemon-citrus mixture over the hot crust and return it to the oven. Bake for an additional 25-30 minutes or until the filling is set.
  6. Allow the bars to cool completely in the pan, then dust with powdered sugar.
  7. Cut into squares, serve, and savor the sunny goodness!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 16 bars

These Citrus Lemon Bars are the epitome of sunshine in a dessert. With a buttery crust and a zesty lemon-citrus filling, they’ll brighten your day with every bite. Perfect for picnics, potlucks, or just satisfying your sweet cravings.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 230, Fat: 11g, Carbohydrates: 31g, Sugar: 20g, Protein: 3g

When life gives you lemons, make these irresistible Citrus Lemon Bars. They’re not just a treat for your taste buds but also a guaranteed way to add a touch of sunshine to your day. Whether you’re enjoying them with a hot cup of tea or sharing them with friends at a picnic, these bars are sure to brighten your day. So, roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and let’s bring some citrusy sunshine into your kitchen!

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