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.

4 eggs
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!


  1. I know G was pumped about these...

  2. Anna, dear lord were these good!! I was working over at the downtown loc yesterday, but made it over to the West Side in the afternoon and was so happy to pick these up! They are delicious!!! Fantastic contribution. Will also send you a note on twitter.