Easy Lemon Crème Brûlée Dessert Bars
Servings 9 Squares
- 1 cup flour
- 1/4 cup icing sugar
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 6 Tbsps unsalted chilled butter
- 4 eggs
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 8 oz evaporated milk
- 4 oz lemon juice fresh is best
- zest of 1 lemon
- 2 Tbsps sugar for topping
Preheat oven to 350°.
Spray and 8 X 8" baking pan with cooking spray.
Mix the dry ingredients. Cut butter in with a pastry cutter or in your food processor. Ensure there are no large lumps of butter. Mixture will appear dry. Press evenly into bottom of baking pan.
Bake as 350° for 15 minutes and allow to cool about 15 minutes.
Beat all filling ingredients- except for the 2 Tbsp of sugar- in order. When thoroughly mixed pour over crust and bake 35 - 40 minutes until center of custard comes clean when tested with a knife. Cool about 1 hour.
Preheat broiler. Sprinkle remaining 2 Tbsps sugar evenly around top of the baking pan. Broil about 2 minutes or until topping has caramelized.
Serve at room temperature with a fork or chilled as a dessert bar.
Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 283mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 400IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 1mg