Lemon Raisin Bars

Lemon Raisin Bars


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I like making these lemon and raisin bars because you can cut them to different sizes depending on whether you want a light snack or a dessert.


Serves: 36 

  • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 190g copha
  • 1 1/2 cups (220g) packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 1 cup raisins

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Lightly grease a 23cm square baking pan.
  2. Combine flour, bicarb soda, spices and salt and set aside. In a large bowl, cream together copha and brown sugar. Beat in the eggs one at a time.
  3. Add in the lemon juice and zest. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. Stir in raisins. Spread batter evenly in the prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake 25-30 minutes until lightly coloured on top. Cool in pan on wire rack. May be drizzled with a simple icing sugar icing. Cut into large or small bars.

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