Menu by Jenny: Lemon Bars

My mom is a baking magician. She whips up sweet concoctions each week. The pleasure of dining on the final product of her spectacular recipes is second to none in the dessert category. Direct from JoJo’s zone of baked goodness, I present to you: homemade lemon bars.

JoJo’s Lemon Bars

1/2 cup butter

1/4 cup confection sugar

1 cup flour

-Cream the butter, add the flour and sugar, and mix together

-Press mixture on bottom of eight inch glass pan

-Bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes

2 eggs

1 cup sugar

3 tsp lemon juice

1/2 tsp baking powder

2 tablespoons flour

-Combine well beaten eggs, sugar and lemon juice

-Mix baking powder and flour, add to egg mixture

-Spread mixture on hot baked layer

-Return to oven and bake about 30 minutes

-Cool and cut into squares and  sprinkle with confection sugar

*JoJo often doubles the recipe and bakes it in a 9″ x 13″ glass pan

Image Credit: Jenny Graham

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