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Lemon Brownies

Bursting with lemony goodness. That’s what these lemon brownies are all about. A nice change and something new. Try this easy recipe and enjoy!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Prep Time 11 minutes
Cook Time 24 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16 brownies
Calories 121 kcal
Author Pam Beth


  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 stick/8 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 large or extra large eggs
  • 3/4 cup superfine or granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea or kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

For Lemon Glaze

  • 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp cold water if needed
  • lemon zest for sprinkling on top


  1. 1.Preheat oven to 340 degrees. Mist a non stick 8 or 9 inch square pan with cooking spray. Set aside.

    2.In a large mixing bowl, beat with a hand held mixer or stand mixer, the softened butter with the sugar until fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time until well incorporated. Add the lemon juice and zest and mix just until combined.

    3.In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, baking soda and baking soda. Add the flour mixture into the wet ingredients and beat at medium speed for about 1 to 2 minutes until nice and creamy.

    4.Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for about 20-24 minutes. Try not to over bake. The edges will turn lightly golden brown. A toothpick should have moist crumbs. Let cool on a wire rack for at least 20 minutes.

    5.While cooling, prepare the glaze and then spread over the brownies and sprinkle on the zest. Cut into 16 brownies.