Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars
This is an American recipe so if you don't have proper american cups just use a teacup.

LEMON BARS
By Beth Sachs, 18th August 2008

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/4 cups oats (not instant)
  • juice of 3 lemons
  • zest of 2 lemons, chopped fine
  • zest of 1 orange, chopped fine
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
Instructions:
  • Step 1: Preheat the oven to 180c and butter a 20cm baking tray.
  • Step 2: Cream together the butter and sugar, add the oats and flour and press the dough into the pan.
  • Step 3: Mix together the condensed milk, lemon zest, juice and orange zest and pour over  the dough
  • Step 4: Bake for 30-35 minutes and cool before cutting into squares.
Details:
Yield: 12 bars
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes

29 comments:

  1. It's all about the taste - every time!

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  2. These look great and so tasty!

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  3. Mmmmmm, lemon bars! These are a major weakness of mine. I forget how many I gobble up!

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  4. I adore anything lemony, is one of my favourite cake flavours! will definately be trying these out

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  5. Beth they look delish. I've not made Lemon Bars before but will have to give these a try, thanks for posting the recipe!

    Maria
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  6. This is the first version that I have seen with oatmeal in them. That means I'm making them. I'm printing them inside my cook book right now.

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  7. I adore lemon bars, these look yummy to me :)

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  8. They look quite delicious this morning. I could have those for breakfast!

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  9. I do love lemon so these would be right up my alley:D

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  10. Lemon bars add a bit of sunshine to a rainy day, right

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  11. I just adore citrus flavours Beth and your bars are look so delicious :)

    Rosie x

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  12. They look great and I love that you used oats and orange zest...I am sure they tasted great.

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  13. They look delicious! I love lemon flavour things!

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  14. I LIKE LEMON IN SWEETS. THESE LOOK GOOD AND THE CUPCAKES WITH JAM LOOK SO PERFECT. THE GIRLS ARE SO SO CUTE :-)

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  15. What are you talking about, girl, these look super! I'm sure they tasted great, I like lemony cakes.

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  16. mmmmm...I love lemon bars! The perfect cure for a rainy day! Sunshine on a plate!

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  17. They look great!! I'm definitely trying these. Thanks.

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  18. I think they look lovely! Lemon Bars have always been a favorite!

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  19. They look good to me! I am a huge lemon fan!

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  20. Ooo I disagree - these look delicious! And the topping made with condensed milk?? I'm going to have to try these.

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  21. Those sound really good! I have to try these. My teeth are aching at the thought of that condensed milk :)

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  22. I made these a few days ago and they were delicious. Hubby took some to work and they went down very well with his work mates. I'll certainly be making them again.

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  23. Glad your hubby liked them Jules! They are pretty good!!

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  24. Oooh, yummy, another lemon bar to try. :) I seriously can never get enough of these! The orange zest sounds interesting...

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  25. that looks so good and lemons are on sale this week 2 for 88 cents which is a great price.

    Gill from Canada

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  26. Hello! I would love to try these lemon bars. I have a question about the quantity you used of the condensed milk. Would you be able to tell me what is the equivalent in ml/cups of the 1 can of condensed milk which you used?
    Thank you.

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  27. Hi Ambika. Condensed milk comes in 397g tins!! Hope that helps

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  28. It sure does! Thank you..

    Am from India and the can sizes vary so much :)
    Trying this out soon...

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