Baking Partner May Challenge – Lemon Bars

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Thanks Suja for giving us the wonderful challenge for this month. This summery , lemony tangy bars  did for sure uplifted the moody phase I am going through. 
 

I have been off and on in blogging since few months. It’s not that, I am not making any food but by the end of the day I am so exhausted and don’t feel like doing anything. Feeling kind of lost. Maybe we all go through such phase of life now and then. I need to gear up myself & put my life back on the track.Maybe , I will take a tiny mini vacation to India. Missing my parents a lot nowadays too. Till  I make my decision lets enjoy the bars , I made today for our monthly challenge of Baking Partners.

For the Crust
85 gm flour
1/3 cup sugar
70 gm unsalted chilled butter (cubed)

salt a pinch

For the filling
48 gm Sugar
1/2 tbsp Lemon zest
2 Egg
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup Condensed milk
1 1/2 tbsp flour
3 pinches of Salt
2 drops Yellow food color
 
Powdered sugar for dusting
 
To make the crust
 
  1. Pre heat oven @ 220 degrees. & line the loaf tin with aluminium foil.
  2. In a food processor mix flour, sugar,salt & butter. Pulse till crumbly.
  3. Remove & press into the lined tin. Prick with the fork one iches apart
  4. Bake the crust for 15 minutes or till edges become light brown.
  5. Cool completely

To make the filling

  1. In the food processor mix in all the filling ingredients.
  2. Pour over the baked crust
  3. Bake @220 degrees till set and firm to touch
  4. Cool at room temperature & chill for atleast an hour in the fridge.
  5. Cut into squares and dust with powdered sugar.
  6. Enjoy.
Any leftover trimming from the lemon bars. Well next in line is the recipe for it. A little glimpse 
 

13 thoughts on “Baking Partner May Challenge – Lemon Bars

  1. Ohhhh!! I can understand because at times I just drag myself to sit in front of my laptop for blogging. All the more, I work non-stop and again everything these days is online etc etc. These beauties are so inviting; I'm attracted to the color and zesty flavor.
  2. I guess visiting your parents will help a lot to bring everything back in track
    Bars look yummy and not so difficult to make
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  3. I agree to you... all of us go through this dull phase, for some people it shows, for some it doesn't... hope you get back ur zing after ur little vacation... :) the lemon bars looks adipoli... I can't wait to see the coming soon... such a lovely dessert!
  4. Behna, tu kya khovia jai che? I understand you are a working woman but still. just kidding, you know i become so used to , to see some people's post regularly and don't see it so i missed them. Looks so delicate and moist
  5. I know the feeling, I keep putting off posting to do at night once the kids are asleep but I just plonk myself to watch my favorite show and then dont want to get up and just channel surf. brain just stops... your lemon bars looks so sunny bet they tasted good .

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