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Low Carb Lemon Bars

How to Make Low Carb Tangy Lemon Bars


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  • Author: wellness sleuth
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 9 servings

Description

Low Carb Lemon Bars are the perfect solution for anyone looking for a healthy, delicious dessert. This family-friendly recipe is an ideal treat for those watching their sugar intake, such as those coping with diabetes. 


Ingredients

3 large eggs
2 lemons, zested and squeezed to yield ¼ c. lemon juice
¾ c. + 1 T. monk fruit sweetener or erythritol, divided
¼ c. coconut flour
8 T. unsalted butter, melted
1 c. + 5 T. almond flour


Instructions

  1. Add eggs, lemon juice, 1 T. lemon zest, ¾ cup monk fruit sweetener, and coconut flour to blender container. Blend until smooth and creamy. Place in refrigerator until slightly thickened, 15-20 minutes.

  2. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line an 8x8-inch square baking pan with a piece of parchment paper.

  3. In medium mixing bowl, add melted butter, almond flour, and remaining tablespoon of monk fruit sweetener. Mix until a smooth dough forms.

  4. Press almond flour crust into the prepared baking pan. Par bake crust for 7 minutes. 

  5. Remove crust from oven and set aside to cool slightly while the filling thickens in the refrigerator. 

  6. Pour the filling over the crust and bake until the center is set, 18-20 minutes.

  7. Remove from oven to a cooling rack and let the lemon bars cool completely before slicing and serving. Enjoy!

Notes

Nutritional Information: *

Calories:  198

Fat: 17.8g

Protein: 6.1g

Carbs/Serving: 

Total Carbs: 15.4g
Fiber: 2.2g
Net Carbs: 3.2g

 

*Source: HappyForks.com recipe analyzer.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
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