Grapefruit Bars

Grapefruit Bars

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"This was adapted from an Orange Bar recipe."

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings 103 cals

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 103 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 74 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9 inch square baking pan.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt and set aside. In large bowl, cream together shortening and brown sugar. Beat in the eggs, then add in grapefruit juice and zest and blend well. Gradually blend in flour mixture.
  3. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until lightly colored on top. Set pan on a wire rack to cool. Frost with plain, lemon or orange icing and cut into bars.
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CHRISANDKIM
2/12/2003

My family and I spend part of the year in Paraguay where we have a long and abundant grapefruit (pomelo) season. I made these cake-like bars four times one week because they were delicious!

Sally S.
1/4/2008

This was delicious. I used 4 T. of grapefruit juice, and the zest of a whole grapefruit. I iced it with powdered sugar mixed with grapefruit juice to a drizzling consistency, with about 1/4 tsp. of almond extract. Then I sprinkled it with shredded sweetened coconut! It was great, like dense cake. I'm craving another batch!

Juli J.
5/1/2008

These cake bars are very good. I used the zest of a whole grapefruit, but the grapefruit flavor was still very subtle. To add a bit more, I took the suggestion of another reviewer and made an icing for the cake out of additional grapefruit juice and powdered sugar. Thanks for the recipe.