Passion Fruit Lemon Bars

Passion Fruit Lemon Bars


This week I’m partnering with friends to support this wonderful cause, Alex’s Lemonade Stand. If you’re in San Diego, it’s here:
Saturday July 26: 10:00-6:00 pm
3366 Adams Avenue, 92116 at the Masonic Parking Lot
FM 94.9 Live Broadcast from 10a-6p
Bands, lemonade, silent auction, kids’ activities, and more!


This lemonade stand is the biggest fundraiser in California and one of the top ten Alex’s Lemonade Stands in the country. Since its inception, Alex’s Lemonade Stand has raised over $80 million for childhood cancer, and has funded more than 450 research projects at 94 institutions. They also help families struggling with childhood cancer through a Travel Fund and an annual Educational Symposium.

lemon bars with passion fruit

If you can’t attend, click here to donate. Your donation of $50 funds one hour of research. Let’s help the Miller Tribe reach their goal of $15,000 this year, getting them to $100,000 for the nine years they’ve been running.

I’m helping out by participating in the San Diego Food Bloggers Lemonade Online Challenge, sponsored by Melissa’s Produce
More than a dozen San Diego Food Bloggers will be cooking with lemons in support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand. Check out their lemony recipes online between July 21-28, and make a donation to the Stand through links on their blogs. All their recipes will be linked to this post too!

A Purpose Driven Wife
Becky Charms
Confessions of a Foodie
Deleting the Adjectives
Family Spice
Frugal Nutrition
Golden State Mom
Jinxi Eats
Kirbie’s Cravings
Making It Sweet
Recipe Renovator
Sweet Sueshine
The H Blog
The Seaside Baker
This Tasty Life
Three Dog Kitchen

Event Partners:
Alex’s Lemonade Stand
Adams Avenue Business Association
Blind Lady Ale House
FM 94.9, broadcasting live all day
Melissa’s Produce

passion fruit lemon bars

These passion fruit lemon bars scream tropical and take me back to Hawaii now! They are a delicious twist on a classic! Use frozen passion fruit puree or fresh puree, either way they come delicious!

Check out some of the other blogger’s creations!

Passion Fruit Lemon Bars


  • 16 tablespoons or 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 beaten eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup passion fruit puree
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon peel
  • Powdered sugar for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13in pan with non stick cooking spray.
  2. Next, combine butter, flour, powdered sugar and salt in a bowl until dough resembles small pea sized pieces.
  3. Pat dough into bottom of the pan evenly.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove crust from oven, then start to prepare filling while crust is cooling.
  6. For the filling blend eggs, sugar, flour, lemon juice, passion fruit puree and lemon peel until combined. Note it will be lumpy, but will smooth out during baking.
  7. Pour filling over crust.
  8. Bake for about 20 minutes or until the sides begin to loosen from the pan.
  9. Allow to cool completely.
  10. Right before serving, cut into bars and sift with powdered sugar. Serve immediately.

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3 Responses to Passion Fruit Lemon Bars

  1. Brandon @ Kitchen Konfidence July 25, 2014 at 3:54 pm #

    Mmmmm, love this Jackie!! Where do you get your passion fruit puree?

    • theseasidebaker July 25, 2014 at 4:41 pm #

      Thanks Brandon! I actually got guava and passion fruit puree at Specialty Produce!

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