Lemon Crumb Bars
Lemon Crumb Bars are sweetly tart traditional lemon bars with a buttery crumb topping that make a delicious dessert for a potluck, picnic or anytime.
Crust and Topping
- ½ cup white sugar
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup 8 Tablespoons butter (1 stick butter)
- 1 egg beaten
- ¾ cup sugar
- the zest of 3 lemons about 3 Tablespoons
- 6 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 2 eggs lightly beaten
- 3 Tablespoons flour
- pinch of salty
- ½ Teaspoon baking powder
- confectioner’s sugar to garnish
Prepare Oven and Baking Dish
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Either grease with butter and flour, or spray with baking spray, an 9x9 inch pan, or place parchment paper on the bottom of the pan.
Make The Crust And Crumb Topping
In a medium bowl, stir together white sugar, flour, baking powder and salt.
In a measuring cup or small bowl, beat an egg with a fork. Add the egg to the flour mixture.
Using a fork or a pastry cutter, cut the butter into the flour mixture. Work with the dough until the pieces are very small. The dough will be crumbly.
Make The Lemon Filling
While the crust is baking, prepare the lemon filling. In a large bowl, add the sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice, eggs, flour, salt, and baking powder.
Add Crumb Topping And Bake Some More
Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 176mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 394IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg