Lemon Cardamom Bars

Lemon Cardamom Bars

By Shivangi Rao
Note: This recipe was adapted from Paleo Running Momma and Ambitious Kitchen!
Course Dessert
Servings 9 bars


Ingredients for Crust

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup ghee room temperature
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 2/3 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup tapioca flour
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • Zest of 1 lemon

Ingredients for filling

  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 3-4 lemons
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 4 eggs + 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp coconut flour sifted
  • 1/2 tsp ground cardamom

To garnish

  • Powdered erythritol refined sugar free or sugar (sifted)
  • Lemon zest


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a square 8×8 baking dish with parchment paper or grease it.
  • Mix together crust ingredients (first wet, then add in dry) in a mixing bowl until dough forms.
  • Use clean hands to press dough onto a lined or greased 8×8 baking dish. Use a fork to poke holes in it.
  • Bake in oven for 15 minutes at 350 degrees F or until golden brown.
  • While your crust bakes, make the filling. In a mixing bowl or electric stand mixer, whisk together the lemon zest, lemon juice, honey, eggs, egg yolk and coconut flour.
  • Remove crust from oven. Reduce temperature to 325 degrees F. Let crust sit/cool for 2 minutes and then pour filling on top of crust.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until filling is set and no longer jiggles.
  • Cool completely and then refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Once ready to serve, cut into square bars. Garnish with powdered sugar and lemon zest before serving.
  • Enjoy!
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