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Lemon Brownies

Written by Emily Buys

Lemon Brownies - the perfect combination and texture for a light lemon-y dessert!

 

It is lemon season again, and my Meyer Lemon tree is exploding with luscious lemons. I absolutely love my meyer lemon tree, and all the tasty treats I can create because of it. These Lemon Brownies are certainly a hit. Get a slightly more cake-like, but totally moist and lemon-iscious brownie! 


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Okay, so these Lemon Brownies don’t have anything brown about them. We could go with Lemonies I suppose, but that just doesn’t feel right. Get a similar texture and size bar as brownies, but with that sweet and tart twist that we all love in lemons. Just top them with a lemon glaze and you’ll be good to go! 

Lemon Brownies - the perfect combination and texture for a light lemon-y dessert!

If you haven’t done a lot of exploring or testing with lemons, then you just might love my Lemon Bars recipe + Tips & Tricks for Lemons! Seriously my favorite Lemon Bars recipe ever!!! Don’t miss it!

Lemon Brownies
Yields 12
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
35 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
35 min
Ingredients
  1. 3/4 cup flour
  2. 3/4 cup sugar
  3. 1/4 tsp salt
  4. 1/2 cup butter, softened
  5. 2 eggs
  6. juice from 1/2 lemon (about 1Tbs)
  7. zest from 1/2 lemon (about 1 tsp)
Glaze
  1. 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  2. 1 Tbs lemon juice
  3. additional lemon zest
Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl combine flour, sugar and salt.
  2. Mix softened butter into flour mixture, until well combined.
  3. In another bowl whisk the eggs with the lemon juice and zest.
  4. Add wet mixture to the dry mixture and stir until combined.
  5. Pour batter into a greased 8X8 glass dish.
  6. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes.
  7. You can double the recipe and bake in a 9X13 pan for 30 minutes.
  8. Frost warm brownies with glaze.
  9. To prepare glaze, mix powdered sugar, lemon juice and zest, until combined.
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This recipe was adapted from Rita’s Recipes.

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