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Lemon Bars

Prep time:
Baking time:
Makes: 36 bars
Freezing: excellent

Ingredients:

BASE:
2 cups (500 mL) Five Roses® All Purpose Bleached White Flour
1/2 cup (125 mL) icing sugar, sifted
3/4 cup (175 mL) butter
FILLING:
4 eggs
2 cups (500 mL) sugar
1/3 cup (75 mL) lemon juice
1/4 cup (50 mL) Five Roses All Purpose Bleached White Flour
1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
icing sugar, sifted (optional)

Directions:

  1. Base: Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Grease and line a 13” x 9” baking dish with parchment paper, overlapping 2 sides for easy removal.
  2. Combine flour and icing sugar in large mixing bowl. Stir well to blend.
  3. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture is crumbly. Press into prepared pan.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Filling: Beat  eggs, sugar, lemon juice, flour and baking powder together in a large bowl,  until smooth and light. Pour over partially baked crust.
  6. Bake in preheated oven 25-30 minutes or until set and golden. Cool. Before serving sprinkle with icing sugar, if desired, and cut in bars.


Nutrition Facts
Per 1 bar
Calories 91
Protein 1.3g
Fat 3.4g
Saturated Fat 2gm
Carbohydrate 14.2g
Fibre 0.1g
Sodium 33mg
Cholesterol 23mg
Vitamine A 3%
Vitamine C 0%
Calcium 1%
Iron 2%