Recipe courtesy of Sweets by Chloe
Vegan Lemon Bars
12 hr 10 min
25 min
15 bars
12 hr 10 min
25 min
15 bars


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups cold vegan margarine
  • 1/2 cup sugar 
  • 1 tablespoon cold water 
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • Nonstick cooking spray
Lemon Filling:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice 
  • 1/2 cup silken tofu 
  • 5 tablespoons cornstarch 
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract 
  • 1/8 teaspoon citric acid 
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric


For the crust: Combine the flour, margarine, sugar, water and salt in a food processor and pulse until a smooth dough forms. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

Spray a 9-by-13-inch baking sheet with cooking spray and line the bottom with parchment.

Roll the dough out on a piece of parchment until 1/4-inch thick. Lift the paper and gently flip the dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Press the dough into the sides and bottom. Use a fork to poke holes all over the dough.

Bake until light golden brown, about 15 minutes. Allow to cool completely.

Lower the oven temperature to 300 degrees F.

For the lemon filling: Combine the sugar, lemon juice, tofu, cornstarch, flour, lemon extract, citric acid and turmeric in a blender and blend until smooth.

Pour the lemon mixture on top of the baked crust.

Bake until gently firm, about 30 minutes.

Allow the lemon bars to cool completely, then refrigerate overnight.

Run a knife along the sides of the baking sheet and then carefully lift the lemon bars out of the tray. Cut into 2 1/2-inch squares.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.


Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the Recipe

The Ultimate Caramel Apple Pie 04:56

Impress your guests by baking the ultimate apple pie from Tyler Florence.

Similar Topics:


Lemon Icebox Bars

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Lemon Bars

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Lemon Bars

Recipe courtesy of Culinary Institute of America

Lemon Pie Bars

Recipe courtesy of Cheryl Day

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Lemon-Raspberry Bars

Recipe courtesy of Hedy Goldsmith

Lemon Fonuts (Vegan and Wheat/Gluten Free)

Recipe courtesy of Waylynn Lucas|Nancy Truman

Vegan Lemon Cupcakes with Fresh Berry Filling and Lemon Buttercream

Recipe courtesy of Amy Loch

So Much Pretty Food Here