Luscious Lemon Bars

Vegetarian
Luscious Lemon Bars
45 min.
6
463kcal
100%sweetness
12.95%saltiness
9.47%sourness
6.44%bitterness
7.66%savoriness
30.64%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • 0.5 teaspoon double-acting baking powder 
  • ounces butter soft ()
  •  eggs 
  • 50 flour 
  •  juice of lemon for ½ cup of juice (or 2 small lemons- basically enough )
  • tablespoon lemon zest 
  • 0.5 cup powdered sugar sifted
  • 1.8 cups granulated sugar white fine

Equipment

  • oven
  • whisk
  • wire rack
  • pot
  • baking pan
  • spatula

Directions

  1. PREHEAT oven to 350FGREASE 9x13 inch rectangular cake panCOMBINE crust ingredients and press with fingertips into panBAKE for 20 minutesFILLING: As crust is baking combine all remaining ingredients and whisk together until well combined.When crust is baked, remove from oven, fill with lemon filling; return to ovenBAKE for an addition 23-25 minutes (don't let the top get overbrown - see pic above for what you are looking for!)REMOVE from oven and allow to cool for 1/2 hr on a wire rack.Tip: To remove from baking pan, cut the bars in half and remove each half with a large flexible spatula. Then finish cutting bars into squaresDUST with sifted icing sugar and you are DONE.Last steps - VERY IMPORTANT: Put on a pot of tea and I will be there shortly ;)See recipe PLUS photos @ my blog: http://lemondropsfoodie.blogspot.com/2011/02/luscious-lemon-bars.html

Nutrition Facts

Calories463kcal
Protein3.22%
Fat33.51%
Carbs63.27%

Properties

Glycemic Index
47.85
Glycemic Load
45.41
Inflammation Score
-3
Nutrition Score
4.365652173913%

Flavonoids

Eriodictyol
0.24mg
Hesperetin
0.72mg
Naringenin
0.07mg
Quercetin
0.02mg

Taste

Sweetness:
100%
Saltiness:
12.95%
Sourness:
9.47%
Bitterness:
6.44%
Savoriness:
7.66%
Fattiness:
30.64%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:462.53kcal
23.13%
Fat:17.7g
27.24%
Saturated Fat:10.42g
65.11%
Carbohydrates:75.21g
25.07%
Net Carbohydrates:74.86g
27.22%
Sugar:68.28g
75.87%
Cholesterol:122.47mg
40.82%
Sodium:189.16mg
8.22%
Protein:3.83g
7.65%
Selenium:10.19µg
14.56%
Vitamin A:591.9IU
11.84%
Vitamin B2:0.16mg
9.57%
Folate:27.29µg
6.82%
Phosphorus:64.92mg
6.49%
Vitamin B1:0.08mg
5.13%
Iron:0.86mg
4.77%
Vitamin E:0.68mg
4.56%
Vitamin B5:0.4mg
4.04%
Calcium:40.02mg
4%
Vitamin C:3.23mg
3.91%
Vitamin B12:0.23µg
3.8%
Manganese:0.07mg
3.32%
Vitamin D:0.44µg
2.93%
Vitamin B3:0.53mg
2.62%
Zinc:0.37mg
2.47%
Vitamin B6:0.05mg
2.28%
Copper:0.03mg
1.72%
Potassium:52mg
1.49%
Fiber:0.35g
1.39%
Magnesium:5.39mg
1.35%
Vitamin K:1.41µg
1.35%
Source:Foodista