Lemon Lust Bars

Preparation info
  • Makes


    large bars
    • Difficulty


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By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

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If you like lemon, you won’t be able to stop eating these bars. The shortbread base is delicate and buttery, yet strong enough to be loaded with tart, lemony curd. I don’t hold back with the curd. It has a touch of butter and cream to round out the lemon flavor and enough lemon to make your lips pucker . . . in a good way! Many lemon bar recipes feature a lemon base that is poured directly onto a short-bread crust and then cooked in the oven. For this recipe, you cook an intensely lemony cu