Strawberry Lemon Bars
Strawberry Lemon Bars
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

Strawberry Lemon Bars are a sweet and tart summer favorite. A flaky, buttery crust is the perfect base for these colorful, gooey bars.

Course: Dessert
Keyword: Lemon, strawberry
Servings: 16
Author: Tiffany
Ingredients
Crust
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups flour
Lemon Layer
  • 4 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • juice of 2 small lemons
Strawberry Layer
  • 1 egg, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons water
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
Topping
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.

  2. In medium bowl, cream together butter, sugar and flour for the crust. Press into bottom of 9x13. Use fork to poke a few shallow holes in the crust layer. Bake for 15-17 minutes or until just golden brown.

For the Lemon Layer
  1. In medium bowl, whisk eggs and sugar until bubbly and foamy, about 3-4 minutes. Add flour and whisk. Add lemon juice and stir until smooth. Pour on baked crust.

For the Strawberry Layer
  1. In medium bowl, whisk egg and sugar until bubbly and foamy. Whisk in flour and set aside.

  2. In a food processory, add strawberries and water and pulse until smooth. Add strawberry mixture to egg mixture and mix until smooth. Drizzle over lemon layer. Bake for 20 minutes.

  3. Sprinkle powdered sugar over top and chill until completely cooled. Cut into bars and serve.