Insanely Tasty Keto Lemon Bars

Be warned! Even your non-keto friends will want the recipe…

A few of us recently underwent a thirty day keto challenge and these keto lemon bars were by far the highlight of the whole experience. Not only is this recipe low-carb (only 3 net carbs per serving!) but you only need six ingredients to make them! Could it get any easier?

Keto Lemon Bar Recipe

Ingredients:
1/2 cup butter
1 3/4 cup almond flour
1 cup powdered erythritol
3 large eggs
3 large lemons
salt

Supplies:
8″ x 8″ baking dish
parchment paper

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line your baking dish with parchment paper and set aside.

2. Melt the butter and mix with 1 cup almond flour, 1/4 cup erythritol and a pinch of salt. Spread the mixture into the parchment-lined baking dish. Bake for twenty minutes and allow to cool for ten minutes while you make the filling.

3. Combine the remaining almond flour and erythritol with the zest of one lemon, the juice of all three lemons and a pinch of salt. Mix until smooth.

4. Pour the lemon batter over the cooled crust layer and bake for twenty five minutes.

5. Allow the dish to cool for at least thirty minutes. Sprinkle the top with extra erythritol and slice into nine even squares.

Recipe Nutrition

For any keto macro counters out there, here’s what you’ll want to know. Each serving has 276 calories, 3 net carbs , 7 grams of protein and 23 grams of fat.

How do we get these miracle numbers? The sweetener used in this recipe, erythritol, is a sugar alcohol – the same thing used in Halo Top. Our bodies don’t have the enzymes needed to digest it, so it basically just passes through our body without so much as spiking our blood sugar. In our review of Halo Top, registered dietitian Alex Caspero warns that for some erythritol can cause bloating or other symptoms of GI distress – but is otherwise fine to include in your diet.

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