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Meyer Lemon Bars

 

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Meyer Lemon Bars

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Cool Time2 hrs
Course: Dessert
Servings: 36 Squares
Calories: 134kcal

Ingredients

Ingredients

    For the Crust

    • 2 cups (285 g) 1:1Gluten Free Baking Flour with xanthan gum
    • ½ cup (55 g) powdered sugar
    • 1 cup (8 oz) salted butter, cold (cubed)

    For the Filling

    • 6 large eggs
    • 2 cups (450 g) granulated sugar
    • zest of 2 Meyer lemons
    • ¾ cup (172 g) fresh Meyer lemon juice
    • ½ cup (72 g) 1:1Gluten Free Baking Flour with xanthan gum
    • Additional powdered sugar for dusting

    Instructions

    For the Crust

    • Preheat oven to 350°F and line a 9x13-inch baking dish with parchment paper.
    • Add the flour and powdered sugar to the bowl of a food processor. Pulse to mix then add the butter and pulse until combined and the dough starts to form a ball.
    • Remove the dough from the food processor and press into the bottom of the prepared pan, spreading it out evenly and to the edges. Bake at 350°F for 18 to 20 minutes or until the edges are slightly golden.

    To Make the Filling

    • Whisk together the eggs, granulated sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice, and flour until completely combined. Pour over the baked crust and bake at 350°F for 25 to 30 minutes or until the edges are set and middle is still slightly jiggly.
    • Cool completely on a wire rack then refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight. Cut into 36 squares and serve at room temperature. Dust with additional powdered sugar before serving.

    Notes

    Notes
    • If you use a flour blend that doesn’t contain xanthan gum, add 1 teaspoon when making the crust and ¼ teaspoon when making the filling.
    • The weight measurement for the flour is based on Bob’s Red Mill 1:1 flour. Other flour blends will not weight the same cup for cup.
    • You can mix up the filling while the crust is baking. Do not cool the crust for long before you add the filling.
    • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 1 week.

    Nutrition

    Nutrition Facts
    Meyer Lemon Bars
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 134 Calories from Fat 54
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 6g9%
    Saturated Fat 3g15%
    Trans Fat 0.2g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4g
    Monounsaturated Fat 2g
    Cholesterol 41mg14%
    Sodium 51mg2%
    Potassium 17mg0%
    Carbohydrates 19g6%
    Fiber 1g4%
    Sugar 13g14%
    Protein 2g4%
    Vitamin A 197IU4%
    Vitamin C 2mg2%
    Calcium 12mg1%
    Iron 0.4mg2%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

    This recipe for Gluten Free Meyer Lemon Bars can also be found on What The Fork Food Blog.

    Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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