Lemon bars

Recipe from: 04 July

Ingredients 9
Servings 12
Time 00:20


  • 50
    ground rice
  • 85
    golden castor sugar
  • 140
    cold butter - diced
  • 1
  • 3
    lemons - plus 200ml juice
  • 3
  • 200
    castor sugar
  • 25
  • icing sugar - to dust


Heat oven to 200°C and line a 21 or 22cm square, shallow baking tin with baking parchment.

Put the flour, ground rice and sugar in a bowl with the butter and rub in until fine crumbs form.

Stir in the milk with a cutlery knife. Tip into the tin and press down evenly. Bake for 15-20 mins until golden.

Remove the tin and lower the oven to 180°C. Mix the lemon juice and eggs, then place in a bowl with the sugar, flour and zest.

Whisk to combine, pour over the base, then bake for 10-15 mins until the top is just set.

Cool in the tin, dust with icing sugar, then cut into bars.

Nutritional values, per serving:
278 kcals, protein 4g, carbs 42g,
fat 12g, sat fat 7g, fibre 1g, sugar 26g, salt 0.2g

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