Lemon Blondies, dairy-free light alternative to brownies - Recipe from thepetitecook.com

Lemon Dairy-free Blondies

Course: Baking, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blondies, dairy-free, lemon
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: The Petite Cook
If you are looking for a lighter alternative to brownies, these dairy-free blondies are definitely the answer. They make a wonderful treat and are ready in less than 30 minutes!
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup all purpose flour sifted
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 tbsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup dairy-free plain yogurt I use coconut yogurt
  • 3 tbsp light Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • 2 eggs

For the glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 360 F/ 180 C.
  • Place all the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix until combined.
  • Place all the wet ingredients into another bowl (including lemon zest) and mix until fully combined.
  • Combine the dry ingredients into the wet ones and stir until you have a smooth batter (make sure to not over mix the batter).
  • Line a 8x8 inch baking pan with parchment paper, and pour evenly the prepared batter into it.
  • Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until golden on top.
  • When ready, remove from the oven and allow to rest for 10 mins.
  • Transfer into a large cutting board, and cut the blondies into squares or your favorite shape.
  • Whisk the zest and powdered sugar, gradually pour in the lemon juice until you get a thick glaze.
  • Brush the blondies surface with the lemon glaze.
  • Allow to set and serve. Enjoy!