Tasty Lemon Bars – Italian Dessert


These beautiful lemon bars are so easy to prepare and really delicious.  You will need just a few ingredients for this recipe that you may already have in your kitchen. Surprise your family or friends with these refreshing little treats for the weekend – they will adore them! Here is the recipe:

Easy Lemon Bars

Ingredients:

For the crust:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup white sugar

For the filling:

  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups white sugar
  • Fresh juice from 2 lemons

 

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F/ 180°C/ Gas Mark 4.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine together softened butter, ½ cup sugar, and 2 cups flour. Press evenly into the bottom of an ungreased 9 by 13 in. pan.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until golden and firm.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the remaining ¼ cup flour and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Beat in the lemon juice and eggs. Apply over the baked crust and bake for an extra 20 minutes in the oven.
  • The lemon bars will set up as they cool. When they are completely cool, slice and serve.

Buon Appetito!

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