Brûléed Meyer Lemon Bars

Brûléed Meyer Lemon Bars could be just the lacto ovo vegetarian recipe you've been looking for. This recipe serves 16 and costs 44 cents per serving. This dessert has 249 calories, 3g of protein, and 13g of fat per serving. 5491 person were glad they tried this recipe. This recipe from Completely Delicious requires coarse salt, sugar, flour, and sugar. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. Overall, this recipe earns a not so awesome spoonacular score of 19%. Bruleed Lemon Bars, Meyer Lemon Bars, and Meyer Lemon Bars are very similar to this recipe.

Servings: 16

 

Ingredients:

1/8 teaspoon coarse salt

4 large eggs

2 cups (250 grams) all-purpose flour

Zest of 3 meyer lemons

2/3 cup fresh meyer lemon juice (about 3-4 meyer lemons)

Additional sugar, for bruleed topping

1/2 cup (100 grams) sugar

1 cup (230 grams) unsalted butter, at room temperature

Equipment:

baking paper

stand mixer

baking pan

hand mixer

bowl

oven

whisk

frying pan

wire rack

broiler

Cooking instruction summary:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9-inch square baking pan and line with parchment paper.In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment or in a large bowl with an electric hand mixer, beat the butter and sugar on medium high speed until light and creamy. Add the flour and salt and mix until combined.Press the dough into the prepared baking pan and chill for 30 minutes. Bake until just beginning to turn golden brown, about 15-20 minutes. Let cool.Whisk together the eggs, sugar. lemon juice, lemon zest, and flour in a medium bowl. Pour into the cooled crust and bake for 5 minutes past when the middle has set (test this by giggling the pan, if the center does not move, it is set), or 30-35 minutes total.Let cool for about 30 minutes, then use the parchment paper to lift the bars out of the pan and let cool completely on a wire rack.It's best to work in small batches, so slice them into servings first. Sprinkle sugar on a few bars at a time and use a kitchen torch to melt and caramelize it. You may also use your oven broiler, watching carefully to make sure they don't burn.Brûlée right before serving for best results. Store lemon bars in the fridge.

 

Step by step:


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9-inch square baking pan and line with parchment paper.In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment or in a large bowl with an electric hand mixer, beat the butter and sugar on medium high speed until light and creamy.

2. Add the flour and salt and mix until combined.Press the dough into the prepared baking pan and chill for 30 minutes.

3. Bake until just beginning to turn golden brown, about 15-20 minutes.

4. Let cool.

5. Whisk together the eggs, sugar. lemon juice, lemon zest, and flour in a medium bowl.

6. Pour into the cooled crust and bake for 5 minutes past when the middle has set (test this by giggling the pan, if the center does not move, it is set), or 30-35 minutes total.

7. Let cool for about 30 minutes, then use the parchment paper to lift the bars out of the pan and let cool completely on a wire rack.It's best to work in small batches, so slice them into servings first. Sprinkle sugar on a few bars at a time and use a kitchen torch to melt and caramelize it. You may also use your oven broiler, watching carefully to make sure they don't burn.Brûlée right before serving for best results. Store lemon bars in the fridge.


Nutrition Information:

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251k Calories
3g Protein
13g Total Fat
31g Carbs
1% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
251k
13%

Fat
13g
20%

  Saturated Fat
7g
49%

Carbohydrates
31g
10%

  Sugar
18g
21%

Cholesterol
77mg
26%

Sodium
38mg
2%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
3g
7%

Selenium
9µg
13%

Folate
37µg
9%

Vitamin B1
0.13mg
9%

Vitamin A
427IU
9%

Vitamin B2
0.15mg
9%

Vitamin C
5mg
7%

Manganese
0.11mg
6%

Iron
0.97mg
5%

Vitamin B3
0.95mg
5%

Phosphorus
46mg
5%

Vitamin E
0.49mg
3%

Vitamin D
0.47µg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.29mg
3%

Fiber
0.57g
2%

Vitamin B12
0.14µg
2%

Zinc
0.29mg
2%

Copper
0.04mg
2%

Vitamin B6
0.04mg
2%

Calcium
15mg
2%

Magnesium
6mg
2%

Potassium
50mg
1%

Vitamin K
1µg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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