Gluten-Free Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars
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Makes 16 to 20 Bars

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter (results
with a non-dairy alternative may not be
as “buttery”)
2 cups gluten-free flour blend of choice (or
recipe below)
½ cup powdered sugar

4 large eggs, lightly beaten
1½ cups granulated sugar
¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
Zest from two small lemons or finely grated lemon peel
¼ cup gluten-free flour blend of choice (or recipe below)
1-2 teaspoons powdered sugar, for garnish

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9×13-inch baking dish with parchment paper for easy removal.
2.To make the crust, melt butter in the microwave in a medium glass bowl. Add the flour blend and powdered sugar. Blend with a fork. Press mixture into prepared baking dish. Bake for 15 minutes and remove from oven.
3.Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees.
4.To make the filling, combine eggs, granulated sugar, lemon juice, zest and flour blend.
5.Pour this mixture over hot crust and bake at 325 degrees for 18 minutes. The lemon layer should not brown.
6.Remove bars from the oven and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cool completely.
7.To remove bars, hold on to the parchment paper and lift bars from the pan as one whole piece. Cut into individual bars with a sharp knife, wiping the knife clean between cuts. Store bars in the refrigerator until eaten.

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Authentic Foods Multi-Blend Gluten-Free Flour Mix from

Note: For best results in this recipe, your gluten-free flour blend should contain xanthan gum. If it does not, add ½ teaspoon xanthan gum per cup of flour blend.

Each serving contains 233 calories, 10g total fat, 6g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 67mg cholesterol, 34g carbohydrate, 16mg sodium, 0g fiber, 2g protein.

Gluten-Free Flour Blend

This recipe can be doubled or tripled to make as much as you need.

1 cup brown rice flour
1¼ cup white rice flour
¼ cup potato starch
2/3 cup tapioca starch/flour
¾ cup sweet rice flour
1/3 cup cornstarch
3 teaspoons xanthan gum

Mix all ingredients together. Store unused flour mix in the refrigerator.

This recipe by Karen Robertson was published in the Spring 2005 issue of Living Without magazine.
I hope the lady enjoys this recipe. Sent by Phyllis Piontkowski.

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