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  • Writer's pictureTommy Centola

Lemon Bars from Palace Cafe

Updated: Jan 4, 2020

I am always looking for something refreshing to eat for the summer months. For dessert, I am always looking for something lemony. Here is a delicious dessert from the Palace Cafe.

Lemon Bar Crust

1 1/2 cup All-purpose Flour

1/4 cup Confectioners’ Sugar

1/8 teaspoon Salt

1/2 cup (1 stick) Butter, chilled, chopped

1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9×9-inch baking pan with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Combine the flour, confectioners’ sugar, salt, butter and vanilla in a food processor. and process until well mixed. Press evenly over the bottom of the prepared baking pan. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Lemon Filling

5 Eggs

2 cups Sugar

1 cup Lemon Juice

3 tablespoons All-purpose Flour

3 tablespoons Lemon Zest

Combine the gees, sugar, lemon juice and flour in a mixing bowl and whisk until smooth. Strain into a clean bowl and stir in the lemon zest. Pour over prepared crust. Bake for 20 minutes or until set. Cool on a wire rack for 8 hours or longer. Cut into 1×3-inch bars. Sift Confectioners’ Sugar over the top for a garnish.


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