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Keto Lemon Bars Recipe

Springtime is here, and what better way to celebrate the season’s arrival than with a delightful dessert that embodies the essence of freshness and sunshine? Enter Keto Lemon Bars! These tangy treats are not only perfect for brightening up your day but also for adhering to a low-carb lifestyle. With the zing of freshly squeezed lemons and a buttery crust, these bars are sure to become a staple in your keto dessert repertoire.

Keto Lemon Bars

Keto Lemon Bars

A burst of citrusy goodness awaits in every bite of these Keto Lemon Bars. Perfectly balanced with just the right amount of tartness and sweetness, they’re an ideal indulgence for any occasion.


  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup powdered erythritol (or preferred keto-friendly sweetener)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Additional powdered erythritol for dusting (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line an 8×8-inch baking dish with parchment paper, leaving an overhang for easy removal later.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the almond flour, powdered erythritol, and salt.
  3. Stir in the melted butter until a dough forms.
  4. Press the dough evenly into the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
  5. Bake the crust for 12-15 minutes or until lightly golden brown around the edges.
  6. While the crust is baking, whisk together the eggs, lemon juice, lemon zest, and baking powder until well combined.
  7. Once the crust is done baking, pour the lemon mixture over the hot crust.
  8. Return the baking dish to the oven and bake for an additional 20-25 minutes or until the filling is set.
  9. Remove the lemon bars from the oven and allow them to cool completely in the baking dish.
  10. Once cooled, refrigerate the bars for at least 1 hour to firm up before slicing.
  11. Dust with powdered erythritol before serving, if desired.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

  • Almond flour: 6g net carbs per 1/4 cup
  • Powdered erythritol: 0g net carbs per serving
  • Lemon juice: 4.5g net carbs per 1/2 cup
  • Eggs: 0.6g net carbs per egg
  • Butter: 0g net carbs per serving

Total estimated net carbs per serving: 2-3g


Indulge in the tangy sweetness of Keto Lemon Bars without compromising your low-carb lifestyle. With just a handful of ingredients and simple instructions, these bars are not only easy to make but also incredibly delicious. Whether you’re craving a refreshing dessert for a springtime gathering or simply treating yourself to a guilt-free indulgence, these lemon bars are sure to satisfy you. So go ahead, slice into a piece of sunshine, and enjoy every keto-friendly bite!

Recipe and Image By: @patrickmaese

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