Sun. Sep 20th, 2020

A Beloved Family Favourite: Grandma’s Original Lemon Bars Recipe

This easy recipe consists of a shortcrust pastry topped with a luscious lemon layer. They are packed full of flavour.

a beloved family favourite grandmas original lemon bars recipe - A Beloved Family Favourite: Grandma’s Original Lemon Bars Recipe

These classic lemon bars consist of an easy shortcrust pastry topped with a lemon filling. The tartness and sweetness are perfectly balanced. 

This lemon bar recipe is so satisfying and easy to make. Double the recipe to make a big batch and store for up to five days in an airtight container.

Lemon Bars Recipe

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Recipe by Jessica AlbertsCourse: Dessert, TreatsCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy

Prep time

10

minutes

Cooking time

45

minutes

Total time

55

minutes

Delicious sweet and tangy lemon bars with a crisp shortbread crust and luscious lemon filling.

Ingredients – CRUST

  • 2 cups of flour

  • 1 cup of butter or margarine

  • 1/2 cup of icing sugar

  • INGREDIENTS – LEMON TOPPING
  • 4 eggs

  • 7 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 cups of sugar

  • 4 tablespoons of flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Method – CRUST

  • Cream the flour, butter and icing sugar together. Press into ungreased 9 x 12 inch dish.
  • Bake for 20 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius.
  • METHOD – LEMON TOPPING
  • Beat eggs. Add lemon juice.
  • Add sugar, flour and salt and mix well.
  • Pour onto baked crust.
  • Baked for another 25 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius.
  • Sprinkle with icing sugar while warm.

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