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Strawberry Lemonade Bars
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Strawberry Lemonade Bars

A twist on a lemon brownie with a lemon-strawberry glaze
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time28 mins
Cooling1 hr 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 18 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bars, Brownie, Lemon, Strawberry
Servings: 12 bars
Cost: 12.00

Equipment

  • Stand mixer
  • Whisk
  • Bowls

Ingredients

Brownie

  • 1 C unsalted butter softened
  • 1 1/2 C sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 C all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Extract

Glaze

  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Extract
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 4 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 C powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp Strawberry Goop Our secret recipe, but you could use pureed strawberries instead.

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a 9x13 baking pan with parchment paper
  • Using a large bowl, whisk together the flour and baking powder
  • Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter, sugar, lemon juice, lemon extract and lemon zest until light and fluffy
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time until combined
  • Gradually beat in the dry ingredients until combined
  • Pour batter into the baking pan and bake in the oven for 25-28 minutes or until a toothpick comes out with moist crumbs. Make sure to not over bake.
  • Allow to completely cool on the counter
  • Using a large mixing bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest, lemon extract and strawberries until combined
  • Pour the glaze over the lemon bars and spread evenly
  • Allow to harden overnight before enjoying!

Notes

Based on a recipe from the site:  Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons.