Lemon Blondies – Recipe! Image 1
Desserts, Food

Lemon Blondies – Recipe!

Print Friendly

My brother-in-law is in town to celebrate his 60th birthday and he just loves lemon, so I made him these lemon blondies as a pre-birthday dessert when he arrived.  Luscious lemon blondies are a cross between a bar and a cake, but there is no crust or lemon custard poured over top, just a buttery batter with both lemon zest and lemon juice added for some citrus taste.  The whole dessert is made with just a few ingredients and baked in one pan.  A quick glaze is spread over top to create an even sweeter lemon infusion that is super delicious.

I sliced and served a few blondies to kick-off the weekend and saved the rest for each day to snack on while he was in town.  I can’t say enough how easy these bars are to make and they taste so lemony good that I will definitely put them in my baking repertoire.  They make a great dessert for birthday celebrations or for dinner parties when you want a lemon dessert in no time at all.

Lemon Blondies – Recipe! Image 2

Ingredients

1 cup granulated sugar

8 tablespoon butter, softened

2 large eggs

zest of 1 lemon

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 1/4 cups all purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

Glaze

1 cup confectioner’s sugar

2 tablespoons lemon juice

(Makes 12 Squares)

Lemon Blondies – Recipe! Image 3

Lemon Blondies – Recipe! Image 4

To Prepare:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 Degrees.  Spray and line a 9 x 9 inch square pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar for 3 minutes.  Scrape down sides of bowl and add eggs one at a time.
  3. Add lemon zest and juice and mix until combined.  It might look a little curdled.
  4. Add flour and salt and mix until just combined.  Spoon into pan and bake for 22-24 minutes, just until center is firm.  Do not over bake.
  5. Remove and cool.  Whisk glaze and pour over top.  Cut into squares.  Enjoy!

 

 

Previous Post Next Post

You Might Also Like

No Comments

    Leave a Reply