Lemon Brownies

These brownies are very sweet even with the tartness of the lemons. They are also very rich so you need to cut them into very small squares. Refreshing on a hot summer day.

Lemon Brownies

12 Servings - Serving Size: 1 Brownie

Lemon Brownies

These brownies are very sweet even with the tartness of the lemons. They are also very rich so you need to cut them into very small squares. Refreshing on a hot summer day.

Ingredients:

    Brownies
  • 1 stick butter at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2+1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • Glaze
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

Directions:

    Brownies
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Grease and flour an 8"x8" baking dish.
  3. Zest and juice two medium lemons; set aside.
  4. In a mixing bowl on medium speed, beat butter, sugar and salt until light and fluffy.
  5. Beat in eggs one at a time, being sure to blend each one well.
  6. Add lemon juice and lemon zest just until blended.
  7. Beat in flour just until moist, don't over mix.
  8. Pour into prepared baking dish and bake for 25 minutes, or until edges start to brown.
  9. Cool pan on wire rack completely before glazing.
  10. Glaze
  11. Whisk together the powdered sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest until blended.
  12. Spread glaze evenly over brownies.
  13. Let glaze set for about 30 minutes before serving.
http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2012/08/02/lemon-brownies/

Recipe adapted from Bakergirl

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