Lemon Blueberry Bars | Food-and-cooking

Maxie B’s bakery in Greensboro, North Carolina, is best known for its pies and cakes, but as blueberries come in season, their seasonal Lemon Blueberry Bars also become a hot item.

“The lemon blueberry bar has coconut extract in the batter as well as lemon,” says Robin Davis, owner of Maxie B’s. “The coconut extract is an unexpected ingredient that really gives it a depth of flavor. It’s a menu item that has a really loyal following.”

Lemon blueberry bars

Lemon Blueberry Bars

  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 large lemon
  • 12 oz salted butter (3 sticks), softened
  • 3 cups granulated sugar (1 lb 5