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Best Ever Lemon Squares (Gluten-Free) Recipe
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Best Ever Lemon Squares (Gluten-Free)

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"A traditional but tangy lemon bar. These were truly raved about by my full gluten-eating relatives."

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Original recipe makes 24 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Whisk 1 1/4 cup rice flour, confectioners' sugar, and oat flour together in a bowl. Mix butter into flour mixture until evenly combined; press into the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until crust is golden brown, about 15 minutes.
  4. Beat eggs together in a bowl until light and smooth. Combine white sugar, 1/4 cup rice flour, and baking powder together in a separate bowl; stir into beaten eggs until just combined. Stir lemon juice and lemon zest into egg mixture; pour over crust.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until filling is set, about 30 minutes. Cool completely before cutting into bars.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Be sure to use confectioners' sugar for the base. I have used different types of flour (such as brown rice flour) with quite varying results. I'm sure there are others that would work but this one worked great so I stuck with it. It also gives the benefits of oats which aren't too available in gluten-free. If you prefer to substitute regular flour just use equal amounts. And don't undercook by following times rather than descriptions!
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Reviews More Reviews

Aug 22, 2014

This is the best recipe. My husband loved loved them.

 
Sep 14, 2014

I ended up adding an 2 lemons instead if one for more flavor. When it set, I thought I had overlooked it, but it came out with a perfect consistency and flavor. I cut out the bars with a pizza cutter.

 

3 Ratings

Jul 30, 2014

It does not taste particularly lemony. I don't think I'll use it again...

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 204 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 29.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 8.9 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 87 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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