Tuesday, March 22, 2011
almost-good-for-you lemon bars
my husband's quartet just took off for their last audition in NY this week. very soon, we'll know where we will be moving next year. i don't wanna leave austin! don't make me!! i decided to try this recipe out on the quartet in preparation for the austin bake sale coming up on april 2 for japan!! if you're here or in any other city and interested in helping, let me know - they're happening all over the place!
two things you need to know about :
1) the remainder of the month of march will contain fruit and vegetable posts only. i hereby dedicate the following posts to my best friend sarah claire, my inspiration for good health! detox time!
2) beginning april 1, i will begin a new kind of 30x30. get excited! this idea presented to me by another best friend (don't judge me, i have a few). you'll meet her soon! stay tuned! i bet you just can't wait!
for now, to the lemon bars.
whole wheat lemon bars
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 cups whole wheat flour
-combine and press into the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish
-put into a preheated 350 degree oven for 15 minutes. remove.
1/2 cup honey
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 lemons, juiced
zest of one lemon
1/4 cup flour
-combine and pour over crust.
-bake for 20 minutes and let cool in dish for at least 20.
-dust with powdered sugar and serve!