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Revamped Lemon Bars

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The other day, I had some friends over to celebrate a birthday. In my little group, we have a lot of ‘intolerances’ between us. One is dairy free, we’ve got a couple of gluten frees, I’m refined sugar free, and two of them can’t do almonds.

So what’s a girl to do when baking for a celebration?! The answer? Take a classic recipe, like lemon bars, take away the offending ingredients, and leave all that works.

Revamped lemon bar recipe - paleo, gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free

The result was a lemony bar, a little more honey-ish than the original, but definitely sweet, and pretty darn tasty. They require only a few ingredients, and are easy to make. If you’re looking for a paleo lemon bar, this is the one for you!

Ingredients:

For the crust –

1/4 cup raw honey

1/2 cup coconut oil

1 cup coconut flour, sifted

1 pinch of salt

For the topping –

3 eggs

1/2 cup raw honey

juice from two large lemons

zest from one large lemon

2 teaspoons coconut flour, sifted

Revamped lemon bar recipe - paleo, gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar freeRevamped lemon bar recipe - paleo, gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350. Grease your 8 by 8 pan with coconut oil or cooking spray and set aside. In a bowl, beat the crust ingredients until a dough forms. Press dough into pan and bake for approximately 10 minutes, or until golden brown. Let crust cool for at least 30 minutes before adding topping.

Lower your oven temperature to 325. Whisk the topping ingredients, then pour over cooled crust. Bake until slightly wiggly, about 30-32 minutes.

Let it cool completely, then cover and refrigerate overnight. Enjoy!

Revamped lemon bar recipe - paleo, gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar freeRevamped lemon bar recipe - paleo, gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar freeRevamped lemon bar recipe - paleo, gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free

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3 comments

  1. Happy Birthday Cate! Your lemon bars look absolutely delish! I will definitely make this recipe. Thanks so much! I have a nephew who has several food allergies, and all the ingredients in these bars would pass his food test. My mother made the best lemon bars back when no one thought about gluten, refined sugar, etc., She’d store them in the freezer to have something yummy to serve to friends in the afternoons over coffee. My sister and I would devour them frozen from the freezer after school! Can’t wait to make this recipe!

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