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Lemon Bars



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


TOP TIPS FOR MAKING THE LEMON BARS

  • The lemon bars freeze well, so these are great make sweet treats.
  • Try substituting the orange zest for lime zest.
  • Serve the bars as a dessert with a dollop of clotted cream

OTHER SWEET TREATS YOU MIGHT LIKE


LEMON BARS


Lemon
Bars
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Lemon Bars

prep time: 10 MINScook time: 35 MINStotal time: 45 mins
A fresh and zingy lemon bar recipe

ingredients:


  • 225g Butter
  • 1 Cup of Caster Sugar
  • 2 Cups of Plain Flour
  • 1 1/4 Cups of Porridge Oats
  • Juice of 3 Lemons
  • Zest of 2 Lemons
  • Zest of 1 Orange
  • 1 x 397g Tin Condensed Milk

instructions:


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°c (160°fan). Grease and line a 20cm square baking tray.
  2. Cream together the butter and sugar then add the flour and oats to make a dough. Press the dough into the prepared tin.
  3. In another bowl mix together the lemon juice and zest, orange zest and condensed milk and pour over the dough.
  4. Bake in the oven for 35 minutes. Cool before cutting into bars.



Beth Sachs
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28 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
    x

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. Hi Ambika. Condensed milk comes in 397g tins!! Hope that helps

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  27. It sure does! Thank you..

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

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