Double Lemon Bars
Recipe type: High Altitude Baking
  • 1 cup (8 oz) unsalted butter, softened
  • ⅔ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 F.
  2. Cream the butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy, then add the flour and salt and stir until moist clumps form.
  3. Press the mixture into the bottom of a greased 9 x 13" baking pan.
  4. Bake the crust until golden brown, about 20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, whisk the sugar and eggs until smooth.
  6. Beat in the lemon juice, lemon zest, baking powder, and flour until combined.
  7. When the crust is golden brown, remove it from the oven and carefully pour the filling over the hot crust.
  8. Put the bars back in the oven for about 20 minutes and bake until the filling is set and is beginning to brown on the top.
  9. When the bars are cool, dust with powdered sugar and cut into squares.
  10. Makes 24.
Recipe by High Altitude Bakes at