I must’ve underbaked the brownie… somehow after baking the crust, then pouring the lemon bar layer on and baking the second time the layers flipped!! It's ok if there are bubbles on the surface of the lemon layer. Bake for 20-22 minutes until the brownies are just slightly set but still soft in the center. My daughter is making these right now and they smell so good!

I was expecting more of a runny batter, but it was very thick- didn’t want to spread but it’s baking now! 40 minutes Can’t wait to try these. Hi Aimee, I haven’t frozen them so I’m not sure. The batter is made with fresh lemon zest and juice, plus a secret ingredient: a little melted white chocolate, which balances out the acidity, adds creamy sweetness, and keeps the crumb moist.

2/3 cup fresh lemon juice (from about 4-5 lemons) 5 Lunchbox-Friendly Back-to-School Bar Cookies. Don’t skimp on that! I can easily find the Ghirardelli brand at my local grocery store (right above the chocolate chips). Lemon Juice: fresh lemon juice makes all the difference and will produce a much brighter flavor than bottled lemon juice. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. The batter is soft and spreadable but still a bit thick. When ready to serve, dust the top of the bars with powdered sugar.

I live in Idaho with my husband, 5 kids, and selection of weird farm animals. Wire Whisk Spread evenly on cooled chocolate brownies,  then refrigerate for  5 minutes while you prepare the chocolate glaze. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9X13-inch baking pan (I use metal) with foil (for easier cleanup). 1 1/2 cups (11.25 ounces) granulated sugar Thanks!

Thanks for the detailed review, Clare! Follow @melskitchencafe on Instagram and show me the recipes you are making from my blog using the hashtag #melskitchencafe. 2 teaspoons vanilla extract When ready to serve, dust the top of the bars with powdered sugar. My kitchen smells heavenly!

Honestly, don’t overthink the details. Thanks so much, Julia! Copyrights © 2017 Baking Bites &trade.

1 cup sugar They always end up sticking to it! Glad he loved them so much!

Additional Time: Are you loving the one-bowl aspect of this recipe so far?

I don’t have a vegan version, sorry! Can’t wait!! Good feedback on the lime flavor. Where is your recipe from? The bright and tart flavor of the lemon really highlights the richness of chocolate by contrasting with it. The brownie batter is a little bit thick – sounds like you probably did it just right!

The brownies are baked and cooled, before being spread with the lemon icing.

Cook Time: On a platter, they can easily be picked up and eaten out of hand, but it’s totally ok to plate them and dig in with a fork, too.

Oh you are Killing Me! Melt chocolate and butter together in a small bowl in the microwave, stirring after every 30-second interval until smooth. I guess I have to hope the new neighbors read your blog and welcome us with a plate of these . Made these for my husband’s 95 year old grandma who also shares an affinity for all lemon desserts. These lemon bar white chocolate brownies definitely fall into the category of recipes I wish I could make you make. Thanks. At this point, it should feel like a regular day at the office making a glorious pan of lemon bars. Honestly, I’d have thought it was lemon if I hadn’t made it myself. No, the glaze is supposed to contain unsweetened chocolate to contrast with the more sugary layer beneath it and highlight the deeper chocolate notes of the brownie. I happen to have those on hand and thought I’d check with you before I go out to purchase their white chocolate bar… Hello, they’re heaven in your mouth.). Remove from the heat and stir in the granulated sugar, eggs and vanilla. I also misread the proportions as I was in a hurry, so I used about 2T lemon zest in the base and none in the top- predictably, still delicious. 2 tbsp butter, room temperature We don’t stress about those things around here.

Pour the lemon mixture over the top of the warm white chocolate brownies.

Not that I would complain. © Mel

And they’re next-level amazing. This looks like something made with lemon curd. Hahaha I guess the crust floated to the top. My mouth has watered every time I look at these pictures! Tilt the pan around to coat the lemon frosting as much as possible, or simply drizzle it over evenly.

Cut them into small squares or larger, more ambitious servings. Citrus Zester They turned out fine. A little splotchy. Going to try this with the SEEDLESS lemons I saw in Aldi.

Stir in the flour, salt and baking powder until smooth. 2 hours Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwiches.

1 to 2 teaspoons fresh lemon zest Grease the foil with nonstick cooking spray. Slather it evenly in the bottom of a foil-lined metal baking pan. 4 oz. Sometimes this means adding just a hint of chocolate to a lemon dessert. The brownies have a fudgy dark chocolate base and they’re topped with a very thin layer of lemon icing, made with fresh lemon juice and lemon zest. New fan Love your blog! Your email address will not be published. I ended up doubling all the base ingredients and had 2 pans of the base. Your email address will not be published. How far ahead do you think you could make them? Melt together chocolate and butter in a small bowl, in the microwave, stirring after every 30-second interval until smooth.

I made these and a coworker barged into a meeting to tell me how much he loved them and declared them in the Top 3 Best Things He’s Ever Eaten. Your email address will not be published.