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2 lemon brownies on a blue plate
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Lemon Brownies

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 9 -12
Author: Lainey


  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • ¾ cups cane sugar or granulated sugar
  • ¾ cups all-purpose flour sifted
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • Lemon Glaze
  • 1 cup powdered sugar sifted
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F  Grease an 8-inch square baking dish and add parchment paper for easy removal.
  • Beat together the butter, sugar, all-purpose flour, salt in a large bowl until well combined. 
  • Mix together the eggs, 3 tablespoons lemon juice, and 2 tablespoons of lemon zest together in a separate bowl.
  • Add the wet ingredients into the flour mixture and beat on medium speed until smooth, about 2 minutes. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 23 to 25 minutes. 

Lemon Glaze

  • Mix together the powdered sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest until it forms a thick glaze consistency.
  • Add to cooled brownies and allow to sit for 10 minutes so the glaze will harden.
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