VEGAN LEMON BARS

The best lemon bars with a creamy lemon filling on top of a soft buttery base. Vegan, gluten free and 9 ingredients.

VEGAN LEMON BARS

INGREDIENTS
BASE:
  1. 1 3/4 cup almond meal 
  2. 1/2 cup tapioca flour 
  3. 1/4 cup unrefined coconut oil, melted
  4. 1/4 cup rice malt syrup (make sure it’s labeled gluten free if needed)

LEMON FILLING:
  1. 1/3 cup lemon juice (about 1 1/2 lemons) + zest of 1/2 lemon 
  2. 1 cup canned full fat coconut milk 
  3. 1/3 cup rice malt syrup 
  4. 2 tbsp cornflour*
  5. 2 tbsp unrefined coconut oil 
  6. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 
  7. small pinch turmeric powder (for colour) – optional

INSTRUCTIONS
BASE:
  • Preheat oven to 180°C (356°F) and line a 20cm square pan with baking paper. Set aside.
  • Add almond meal and tapioca flour into a large bowl, and mix until combined. Add coconut oil and rice malt syrup and mix until it all comes together.
  • Press the mixture onto the bottom of the pan and bake for 13 to 15 minutes or until it is just lightly browned on top.