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"sheer divine"; tangy and crumbly lemon squares.

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Servings: 10 person


Cost per serving $0.48 view details
  • For bottom layer (crumbly crust)
  • 1/2 cup salted butter (softened; remove butter from fridge and let it stand in room temperature)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • For the top lemony layer
  • 4 eggs (room temperature)
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 lemons - juiced
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest (only the outer part; avoid the bitter white part)


  1. For the bottom layer
  2. Crumble all the three ingredients together.
  3. Press on a greased baking pan.
  4. Bake at 160C for 10 minutes.
  5. (Note: bake longer if you prefer a compacted layer)
  6. While it’s baking, prepare the lemony top layer.
  7. For the top lemony layer
  8. Sift flour and mix with sugar.
  9. Lightly beat eggs and add lemon juice and zest.
  10. Combine both the mixtures together.
  11. Pour over crumble.
  12. Continue to bake for another 30 minutes.
  13. Remove from oven, cool down and cut into squares.
  14. Optional: dust some icing sugar on top.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 85g
Recipe makes 10 servings
Calories 301  
Calories from Fat 98 33%
Total Fat 11.13g 14%
Saturated Fat 6.4g 26%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 99mg 33%
Sodium 90mg 4%
Potassium 52mg 1%
Total Carbs 47.65g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
Sugars 35.31g 24%
Protein 3.99g 6%
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  • Jane Linscomb
    I had lost this recipe years ago. I've tried other recipes, while they were good, THESE ARE THE ULTIMATE LEMON BARS!!
    I've cooked/tasted this recipe!

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