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Tangy Lime Bars

It’s so hard to decide what I like best…the flavors of Fall; apples, pumpkins, cinnamon or maybe the flavors of Spring; lemon, strawberry, lime…oh the decisions! Even though the calendar says it’s Spring, it definitely still feels like Winter around here. So with Easter this weekend, and an attempt to enjoy Spring, at least the flavors of Spring, I made Tangy Lime Bars.

Tangy Lime Bars :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

While I’ve made many different recipes for Lime Desserts, I’ve never used a recipe for a lime filling that is baked. The original recipe is from Truvia and uses their Baking Blend.

Tangy Lime Bars :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

Let’s get baking…

Lime Bars :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

The crust in this two part recipe is made with butter flavor shortening, Truvia Baking Blend, flour, graham cracker crumbs and salt. And the filling is made with eggs, Truvia Baking Blend, flour, lime juice and peel.

Truvia Baking Blend is a sugar substitute blend of zero-calorie Truvia natural sweetener and sugar and packaged in a product that’s designed for easy, at-home baking. It also can be substituted for sugar in any recipe by simply using half as much Truvia Baking Blend as you would sugar.

Lime Bars :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

First you need to beat the butter flavor shortening and the Truvia Baking Blend.

Lime Bars :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

Beat in the mixer until fluffy

Lime Bars :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

Then add in the flour, graham cracker crumbs and salt. Mixing until dough forms.

Lime Bars :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

Press the crust into a 9 inch baking pan, evenly.

Tip: Lightly spray your fingers with cooking spray to prevent the crust from sticking to your fingers

Lime Bars :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

While the crust is baking and cooling, whisk together the eggs.

Lime Bars :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

Add the Truvia Baking Blend, flour and lime peel, whisk together.

Lime Bars :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

Add the lime juice and whisk together.

Lime Bars :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

Add a very small amount of green coloring if you like, then pour the egg mixture on top of the cooled crust.

Tangy Lime Bars :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

As part of the Truvia Kitchen Cabinet, a network of Honestly Sweet Baking Bloggers, I have been sharing recipes over the last several months. In case you missed any of them, here they are…

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Tangy Lime Bars

Rating: 41

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Tangy Lime Bars

Perfect dessert for Springtime. Recipe from HoosierHomemade.com

Ingredients

    Crust
  • 2/3 cup Butter Flavor Shortening
  • 1/3 cup Truvia Baking Blend
  • 1 cup Flour, all-purpose
  • 1/2 cup Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • Filling
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 3/4 cup Truvia Baking Blend
  • 1 tablespoon Flour, all-purpose
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime peel
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2-3 drops green coloring, optional

Instructions

    Crust
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly spray a 9 inch baking pan with cooking spray
  2. Beat together the shortening and Truvia Baking Blend until fluffy
  3. Add the flour, graham cracker crumbs and salt
  4. Beat until dough forms
  5. Press into baking dish, evenly
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until golden brown
  7. Cool completely
  8. Filling
  9. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs until blended
  10. Whisk in the Truvia Baking Blend, flour and lime peel until blended
  11. Whisk in the lime juice and optional green coloring
  12. Pour over cooled crust
  13. Bake for 25-30 minutes or just until set in center
  14. Cool on counter for 15-20 minutes and then place in fridge for at least 2 hours for best results
  15. Top with whipped topping and strawberries if desired

Notes

Cook time includes crust and filling times. Original Recipe from Truvia

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Comments

  1. I love fall and spring flavors too! They both can have such amazing baked goods! I have yet to bake with Truvia- do you think it has a different flavor than sugar? These bars look so fun and green :)
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    • CupcakeLady says:

      Hi Elizabeth, thanks for stopping by! I really like the Truvia Baking Blend, and honestly I can’t tell the difference in taste at all.
      Give it a try and let me know what you think.
      ~Liz

  2. Melissa says:

    I think these sound so delicious! =)
    I hope you have a wonderful Easter!

    Melissa

  3. Lisa~ says:

    Make it with lime and I’m all over it. This looks so good and using Truvia is something I’ve been wanting to try. YUM! Lisa~

  4. Oh my. I love all thing citrus, like LOVE them. This looks gorgeous Liz!!!
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  5. this sound incredible! i’ll be dreaming of how they taste with the strawberry & lime together! added bonus that this recipe calls for truvia! we use it often in our home.

  6. These look absolutely delicious! Anything lime is so perfect for spring.

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