Small Batch Raspberry Lemon Bars + 6 Ways To Eat Citrus

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These Small Batch Raspberry Lemon Bars are the perfect dessert. Bursting with flavor, they’re easy to make and a small batch means there’s just enough to enjoy, without going overboard!


  • 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup + 1/3 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 egg
  • zest from one lemon
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
  • optional: powdered sugar for dusting


  1. In a small bowl, mix flour, 1/4 cup sugar, melted butter and maple syrup together.
  2. Line a standard loaf pan with parchment paper so all sides are covered.
  3. Press crust mixture into the bottom of the pan and bake for 12 minutes at 350 degrees.
  4. In a blender (or food processor) combine the egg, 1/3 cup sugar, lemon juice and zest and raspberries and blend until smooth.
  5. Pour over crust after baking and return to oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Cool completely before cutting into squares. Dust with powdered sugar if desired before serving. Store in the fridge.