Lemon Bars from Bakerella

  • Yield servings

Sweet, sugary and simple citrus squares from the kitchen Angie Dudley, author of the wildly popular blog, Bakerella.

Lemon Bars


1 cup butter
1 3/4 cups flour
2/3 cup confectioner's sugar (plus more for dusting)
1 1/2 cups plain sugar
1/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
4 -- eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 cup lemon juice



  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and confectioner’s sugar.
  3. Cut in butter until combined and crumbly.
  4. Press mixture into the bottom of greased and floured 9 x 13  pan.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.


  1. While crust is baking, prepare topping.
  2. In a larger bowl, add sugar, flour, and baking powder.
  3. Then add slightly beaten eggs and lemon juice.
  4. Mix well and pour on top of warm baked crust.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  6. When cool, dust with confectioner’s sugar and refrigerate.
  7. Cut into bars and enjoy them cold.

—Recipe Courtesy of Bakerella



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