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Lemon Brownies

Sweet and tangy Lemon Brownies are the perfect bar for summer! They're super easy to make and the fresh lemon keeps the bars tasting so light. For an extra pop of flavor, add a lemon glaze to the top!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 9 brownies
Author: Miranda



  • 3/4 cup 1 1/2 sticks butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 T. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 T. lemon zest 1 lemon
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt


  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 T. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 T. lemon zest 1 lemon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8x8 square pan with tin foil. Spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together the butter and sugar until combined. 
  • Add the eggs, lemon juice, and lemon zest and stir just until the eggs are incorporated. 
  • Stir in the flour and salt until the flour is just worked into the batter. 
  • Pour the brownie batter into the prepared pan.
  • Place into the preheated oven and bake for 28 - 30 minutes until the edges are golden brown. 
  • Remove from the oven and let cool completely.


  • In a small mixing bowl, add in the powdered sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Stir until the glaze is smooth.
  • Pour the glaze on the cooled brownie and spread to the edges. Let the glaze set up.
  • Pull the tin foil out of the pan and cut the brownies into 9 squares.