It’s still summer
OK…I know. It is September, Starbucks has pumpkin spice latte’s coming out go their ears and halloween candy is popping up at your stores…but guys it is still officially summer!! Fall is does not start for another 15 days and that means we have just enough time for one more summer dessert (that I personally make year round).
It’s all about the curd…
SO I am a HUGE fan of lemon curd and always have some in my refrigerator, I use it for everything from breakfast to desserts. For me this is a staple year round, it is just so, so good!
Now I know the idea of making curd can be rather intimidating but don’t worry this curd is not hard at all.
Now to make these bars super delicious you have to use fresh lemons, now I know it will take some work but you need to squeeze the lemons and zest them…you will be so glad you did. If you look real close at the pic above you can see some lemon zest floating on the top…I tell you these are so good.
As the filling bakes it becomes like the consistency of the curd with a soft top layer making it a perfectly layered lemon bar.
The Crust…Oh The Crust!
Like any good lemon bar the crust on these bars is AMAZING. I honestly think I could just eat the crust like a cookie…it really is just that good.
A lot of other bars have more powder sugar in their crust but I prefer a little less making for a not so sweet crust, but super buttery, which lets be real can it get better? Even better when you pair it with the luscious lemon curd filling it becomes a perfect bar!!
Now for the recipe…
Perfect lemon bars that are made from scratch, but don't worry they are SOOOOO easy!! These are a must make this summer!!
20 minPrep Time
1 hrCook Time
2 hr, 20 Total Time
Each bar is 9 WW Smart Points
Calories 199 - Calories from Fat 72 - Total Fat 8 g - Saturated Fat 4.1 g - Monounsaturated Fat 3.5 g - Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 g - Trans Fat 0 g - Cholesterol 55 g - Sodium 81 mg - Potassium 27 mg - Total Carbohydrate 28 g - Dietary Fiber 0 g - Sugars 19 g - Protein 2 g
Vitamin A 6 % - Vitamin C 0 % - Calcium 2 % - Iron 0 %
Celebrate the last few days of summer with these delicious lemon curd bars….trust me these will become your go to lemon bars for sure!!