Monday, January 23, 2012

Lemon Bars By Anne (Queen Anne's)

Here is a super yummy recipe provided for you from my good friend Anne, from over at Queen Anne's on Etsy, where you will find lots of vintage goods as well handmade creams.  Both of which I can highly recommend.  Use coupon code "JESSE" for 15% off any purchase from Queen Anne's :)

Lemon Bars

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup powdered (confectioners') sugar, plus more for sprinkling on top
8 Tbsp or 1 stick unsalted butter, melted

2 cups granulated sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
Pinch of salt
4 large eggs , lightly beaten
1 tsp. grated lemon peel (sometimes I leave this out)
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

To make crust: Preheat oven to 350°. Line a 9" x 13". Butter a large piece of parchment paper (or foil) and line the baking dish, extending over rim.

In a large bowl, combine flour, confectioners' sugar, and butter with fingertips until well blended. Press mixture firmly into bottom of prepared pan. Bake until lightly browned, 25-30 minutes.

To make filling: In a medium bowl, whisk sugar, flour, baking powder, and salt until blended. Add eggs, lemon peel, and lemon juice and whisk until blended.

Pour filling over hot crust. Bake until set, about 20 minutes. Transfer pan to wire rack and cool completely.

Dust top lightly with confectioners' sugar. To serve, lift the bars out of the pan by the parchment or foil. Place on cutting board and cut into 32 bars.

Sprinkle with powdered sugar, and enjoy.

I will be doing more on Queen Anne's in the near future but just to hold you tight until then, make sure you try out some of her beauty creams/balms.  She is a bee keeper herself so you won't find anything more fresh!  I tried this one here and am in love with it.  I seriously use it every day and it stays on my lips and really protects me against Michigan's nasty elements this time of year. 

Here is the link to her shop that puts you right in the beauty section!

*Don't forget your coupon code!  15% off, just type in "JESSE" when you checkout!*

1 comment:

  1. Saw your blog through Blogging Buddies. The Lemon Squares look delicous! I'll put this in my must try recipe list.


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