Hate To Love You’s Yummy Lemon Square Recipe (Video)

Hate To Love You’s Yummy Lemon Square Recipe (Video)

By Frolic

In honor of the 3rd and final installment of The Forbidden Hearts Series by Alisha Rai, we bring you these yummy lemon bars from Hate to Want you! Forbidden Hearts is a fan favorite over here at Frolic. It's fun, sexy and includes some great descriptions of food! The first book in the series follows Livvy Kane and Nicholas Chandler. They meet once a year on her birthday to share one perfect night of illicit pleasure. One of our favorite scenes is when Nicholas breaks his perfect, stoic composure and eats a lemon bar. Enjoy this recipe and if you make it, make sure to tag us on Instagram @onfrolic so we can see your yummy creations!

Recipe Below

You Will Need

½ cup powdered sugar

1 cup butter (2 sticks), softened

2 cups plus ½ cup all-purpose flour

4 eggs

2 cups sugar

⅓ cup fresh squeezed Meyer lemon juice

1 heaping tablespoon grated lemon zest

½ teaspoon baking powder


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. (OFF CAMERA)

2. Spray baking pan with cooking spray

3. Cream the powdered sugar and butter in a stand mixer until light and fluffy

4. Add 2 cups of the flour and beat on medium speed until mixed.

5. Press into the bottom of the prepared baking pan

6. Press into the bottom of the prepared baking pan

7. bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden (OFF CAMERA)

8. Beat the eggs, sugar, Meyer lemon juice and lemon zest in a large bowl either by hand or with a mixer

9. Sift the reserved ½ cup flour and baking powder into the mixture and mix well

10. Pour over the hot crust and (OFF CAMERA) return to the oven to bake for another 20-25 minutes

11. Check for doneness at 20 minutes, and add on time as needed

12. Cool completely before cutting, then dust with powdered sugar and serve

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