Keto Lemon Bars
Keto Lemon Bars
For the crust:
- 2 cups almond flour
- 1/3 cup Lakanto Golden Monkfruit Sweetener
- 6 tbsp melted butter
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
For the lemon filling:
- 2/3 cup Lakanto Powdered Monkfruit Sweetener
- 2/3 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
- 1/4 cup powdered erythritol
- 10 tbsp melted butter
- 8 egg yolks
- 1/2 tsp xanthan gum
- Zest of two lemons
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Make the crust:
- In a bowl, combine almond flour, Lakanto Golden Monkfruit Sweetener, melted butter, and vanilla extract.
- Mix until the ingredients form a crumbly dough.
- Press the dough into the bottom of a 9×13-inch cake pan, creating an even crust.
- Bake for approximately 10 minutes or until the crust turns a light golden brown.
- Remove from the oven and let it cool.
- Prepare the lemon filling:
- In a high-speed blender, combine Lakanto Powdered Monkfruit Sweetener, fresh lemon juice, powdered erythritol, melted butter, egg yolks, xanthan gum, and lemon zest.
- Blend the ingredients until well combined.
- Cook the lemon filling:
- Pour the mixture into a saucepan and place it over low heat.
- Stir/whisk continuously for about 5 minutes before adding the xanthan gum slowly until it’s all incorporated.
- Continue to stir until the mixture is heated through and begins to thicken.
- Assemble and bake:
- Strain the lemon mixture through a sieve as you pour it over the cooled crust, ensuring an even spread.
- Bake for 15–20 minutes at 350°F or until the lemon mixture is well set and cooked through.
- Finish and serve:
- Remove from the oven and sprinkle with powdered erythritol.
- Allow it to cool before slicing into squares.
- Serve and enjoy these delicious keto lemon bars!
Nutrition Information (per serving):
- Yield: 16 servings
- Serving Size: 1 square
- Calories: 200
- Total Fat: 10g
- Carbohydrates: 3g
- Protein: 0g
Feel free to adjust the sweetness levels or make any other modifications based on your preferences. Enjoy your keto lemon bars!