Lemon brownies

Lemon Brownies by Stephanie Olzinski, RDN | Nutrition Supervisor

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Have you heard the news? Brownies aren't just made with chocolate? In fact, here's a lemon brownie recipe that is delicious and super simple to make. No butter, no mixer and well, just dump the ingredients in a bowl, mix and bake! While these light and fluffy brownies are cooking you can mix up your glaze and before you know it, they'll be all gone!

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins
 1 cup wheat pastry flour
 ¾ cup sugar
 ¼ tsp Celtic sea salt
 ¼ tsp baking soda
 2 eggs
 ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
 3 tbsp vegetable oil
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 zest of 2 lemons
For the glaze:
 1 cup powdered sugar(sifted)
 Juice and zest from 1 large lemon
1

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line an 8x8 cake pan with aluminum foil, leaving a few inches of extra foil sticking up along each side.

2

Zest 2 lemons. Add zest into bowl with flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, eggs, yogurt, and vegetable oil. Add the lemon juice and mix everything well.

3

Pour the batter into the foil-lined pan and spread batter evenly.

4

Baked the brownies for 20 Minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

5

Make the glaze by combining powdered sugar/sugar substitute with the juice from the third lemon. Once combined into a smooth mixture, add the lemon zest and stir for a final time.

6

Let brownies cool completely. Take the brownies out of the pan using the tin foil. If desired, drizzle the lemon icing over the brownies. Cut and serve.

Ingredients

 1 cup wheat pastry flour
 ¾ cup sugar
 ¼ tsp Celtic sea salt
 ¼ tsp baking soda
 2 eggs
 ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
 3 tbsp vegetable oil
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 zest of 2 lemons
For the glaze:
 1 cup powdered sugar(sifted)
 Juice and zest from 1 large lemon

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line an 8x8 cake pan with aluminum foil, leaving a few inches of extra foil sticking up along each side.

2

Zest 2 lemons. Add zest into bowl with flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, eggs, yogurt, and vegetable oil. Add the lemon juice and mix everything well.

3

Pour the batter into the foil-lined pan and spread batter evenly.

4

Baked the brownies for 20 Minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

5

Make the glaze by combining powdered sugar/sugar substitute with the juice from the third lemon. Once combined into a smooth mixture, add the lemon zest and stir for a final time.

6

Let brownies cool completely. Take the brownies out of the pan using the tin foil. If desired, drizzle the lemon icing over the brownies. Cut and serve.

Lemon Brownies by Stephanie Olzinski, RDN | Nutrition Supervisor