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Cooking With Diane: Lemon Pound Cake Bars

For those of you who like lemons you will love these sweet, tart, lemon bars.

“Lemon Pound Cake Bars”

2 sticks of butter

2 cups sugar

4 eggs

2 cups self-rising flour

2 tablespoons lemon zest

1/3 cup lemon juice ( approximately 2 lemons)

Melt butter in a sauce pan. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining ingredients in order, mixing well after each. Pour batter into a greased 9x13 pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 35-45 minutes. Cool.

“Glaze”

2 tablespoons butter (melted)

1 cup powdered sugar

2 tablespoons sour cream

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 teaspoon vanilla

2-3 drops yellow food coloring (optional)

In a small sauce pan melt butter. Remove from stove stir in remaining ingredients, stir until smooth, pour over pound cake and cut into bars to serve.