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Lemon Bars

This is a vegan lemon bar dessert/cake recipe.

Ingredients

Crust:
1/2 cup vegan butter
1/4 cup powdered sugar (icing sugar)
1 cup unbleached cake flour

Filling:
1/2 cup silken tofu (soft or firm)
1 cup granulated sugar
Zest from 2 lemons
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp unbleached cake flour
1 Tbsp corn starch (Maizena)
Icing sugar, sifted

Cooking Instructions

  • Preheat over to 180°C.
  • Grease or spray an 8 x 8 baking pan.
  • Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add flour and mix well to form paste. Press into pan.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven and place on rack to cool while you make the filling.
  • Place tofu into blender and blend until creamy.
  • Add sugar and blend again until smooth.
  • Add rest of ingredients and mix well.
  • Pour filling over the base and bake for another 20 minutes or until filling is set.
  • Place on rack to cool.
  • When ready to serve, dust with sieved icing sugar. Eat immediately after that or the sugar will sink in and disappear.
Serves 16 people

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