Lemon-Butter Pound Cake Bars

Whip up a pan of delicious lemon bars in a saucepan. No mixer is needed.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 48

Bars

1
cup butter or margarine
2
cups granulated sugar
4
eggs
2
cups Gold Medal™ self-rising flour
2
tablespoons grated lemon peel
1/3
cup lemon juice

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining bar ingredients in order listed, mixing well after each addition. Spread batter in pan.
  • 2 Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool in pan on cooling rack 10 minutes.
  • 3 While bars are cooling, in small bowl, mix glaze ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over warm bars. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows.

Expert Tips

You'll need two medium lemons to get enough juice and peel.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
100mg
100%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.