Lemon brownies are a perfect dessert for those who love tangy, zesty flavors. These brownies are light, fluffy, and loaded with fresh lemon flavor. Here is a quick and easy recipe for lemon brownies that will satisfy your sweet tooth.
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon lemon zest
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Powdered sugar, for dusting
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Grease an 8-inch square baking dish with butter or cooking spray.
- In a mixing bowl, whisk together melted butter, flour, sugar, eggs, lemon juice, lemon zest, baking powder, and salt until well combined.
- Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish and smooth out the top.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
- Let the brownies cool down for 10 minutes before cutting into squares.
- Dust with powdered sugar before serving.
- Servings: 9
- Calories: 180 kcal
- Fat: 10g
- Carbohydrates: 20g
- Protein: 3g
- Sugar: 14g
- For a gluten-free version, use almond flour instead of all-purpose flour.
- To make the brownies more lemony, add more lemon zest.
- Store leftover brownies in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
- Preparation Time: 10 minutes
- Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes