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The Best Lemon Bars Recipe

Tangy and Buttery lemon bars which has a crusty buttery flaky shortcrust pastry which is filled with a custardy lemony filling which taste so delicious.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings

Ingredients
  

  • For Bottom Crust:
  • Butter - ½ cup / 113 grams
  • Confectioner's Sugar / Icing Sugar - ¼ cup / 30 grams
  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 cup / 120 grams
  • Salt - ¼ tsp
  • For the Lemony Filling:
  • Eggs - 2
  • Regular Sugar - 1 cup / 200 grams
  • Lemon Zest - 1 tblspn
  • Lemon Juice - ¼ cup
  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 2 tblspn

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 170 Degree C/ 350 Degree F. Butter a square pan
  • Take Butter and icing sugar in a mixing bowl and beat them till creamy.
  • Add in salt and flour and mix well till it gets together.
  • Transfer this to a greased pan and press it with your hands so that it is packed firmly.
  • Bake it in the oven for 20 mins till light golden.
  • When the crust is in the oven make the filling. Take eggs, sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice, flour in a bowl and mix well.
  • When the crust is baked, remove it from the oven. Pour the filling over the crust and return it to the oven for 20 more mins.
  • Remove from the oven and let it cool down for 30 mins before slicing.
  • Dust with more confectioner's sugar and enjoy.
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