Lemongrass Lemon Bars

Lemongrass adds an exotic flavor to an already amazing dessert.


  • 2 1⁄2 cups flour, divided 3/4 cup powdered sugar, plus more for garnish
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 1⁄4 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, plus 1 Tbsp., at room temperature
  • 2 1⁄4 cups sugar
  • 2 1⁄2 tablespoons Gourmet Garden™ Lemongrass


  • Heat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9 x 14 pan with 1 Tbsp. butter. In a large bowl, add 2 cups flour, powdered sugar and salt; mix well. Add butter and blend with a pastry cutter until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Press into pan, pushing dough firmly into pan. Bake about 20 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F.
  • Meanwhile, in another large bowl, whisk together eggs and sugar until smooth, Gently stir in the lemon juice and lemongrass. Fold in the remaining 1/2 cup flour.
  • Pour lemon mixture over the crust. Bake 30-35 minutes. Cool, then refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar, cut into bars and serve.