Glazed Lemon Cake Bars


Glazed Lemon Cake Bars

A nut-free alternative to gluten-free baking goods, these moist, tangy cake bars are a perfect indulgent breakfast or dessert.
Servings 12 bars


Cake Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest 2 large or 3 small lemons, will need more below!
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice *zest lemons before juicing
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted

Glaze Ingredients

  • 1 cup maple crystals sub coconut sugar or other dried sugar
  • 1 teaspoon arrowroot power sub cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon almond milk or water
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest


Cake Prodecure

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a loaf pan with parchment paper. Make sure several inches of parchment hang over each side.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine coconut flour, baking soda, salt and lemon zest.
  • In a blender, combine remaining ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
  • Add liquid ingredients to dry and stir to incorporate. Pour batter into loaf pan and spread evenly.
  • Baking for 35 minutes or until the batter is slightly firm to touch and a toothpick comes out mostly clean but with a bit of moisture. Allow to cool at least 30 minutes before slicing.

Glaze Procedure

  • Place sugar and starch in a high speed blender and blend until a powdered texture forms, only 10-15 seconds. You can mix it up and reblend to get all of the particles.
  • Take half of your powdered sugar and mix with 1 tablespoon almond milk or water plus zest. Drizzle generously on bars.
Course: baked goods, Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: allergy friendly, Dairy Free, dairyfree, family friendly, Gluten Free, glutenfree, healthy, healthy baking, healthy breakfast, healthy dessert

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