Honey ginger lemon bars

Honey, ginger and lemon a match made in heaven. This slice is fresh and light with lots of palate-cleansing tartness, a great dessert or treat for summer.

For the crust:

  • 225g unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • pinch of salt

For the filling:

  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon zest
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 cup flour

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 175 C. Spray a 9×13 baking pan and set aside.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar. Stir flour and salt together and carefully add to butter. Stir until a soft dough starts to form.
  3. Press dough into prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes. Remove and reduce oven temperature to 160 C. Let crust cool completely.
  4. For the filling, whisk together the eggs, sugar, honey, lemon zest, lemon juice, ginger and flour. Pour over crust. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until filling is set. Let cool completely before cutting