Looking for a sweet and zesty dessert? Look no further. These keto friendly lemon bars are to die for. Check out the recipe for these tasty keto lemon bars below.
Keto Lemon Bars
For the crust:
For the lemon filling:
Add two cups of almond flour to a mixing bowl
Add 1/2 cup of
stevia and mix.
Add 1 cup of melted unsalted butter. Mix thoroughly.
Add 1/2 tsp of almond extract.
Give the mixture one final mix.
Line a 9"x13" baking dish with parchment paper and pour in the mixture
Spread as evenly as possible. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until the edges brown.
Zest the lemons, taking just the yellow outer part.
Then juice the 4 lemons.
Filter the lemon juice to remove any seeds.
In another mixing bowl, add 1 1/2 cup of stevia.
Add 1/4 cup of almond flour and 1/4 tsp xanthan gum
Mix with a whisk then switch to a rubber spatula to break down any clumps
Add 4 beaten and room temperature eggs to the mixture.
Add the lemon zest and juice the mix again with the whisk
Let the crust cool for a little bit then add the lemon mixture to the pan. Place back into the 350 degree oven for about 20 minutes.
When it's done leave it uncovered and let cool for at least one hour. Then cover with foil and refrigerate for 2 more hours.
Remove the lemon bars from the baking dish and place on a cutting board.
Cut into 12 squares
Sprinkle the tops of the bars with powdered stevia. Serve.
Watch the full Keto Lemon Bar video here
John Ward has been experimenting with low carbohydrate diets since the early 2000s. He successfully used a low carb diet to lose 50lbs in the past and currently follows a keto diet for a variety of reasons including general health and managing mood levels.