Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Lemon Bars w/ Lemon Curd

Lemon Bars
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 Tablespoons sugar
1 stick butter, melted
1 large egg plus, 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 jar Lemon Curd (Pick Up Your Jar At Bonnes Amies)
Lime zest, optional
1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
2 Tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla

For the crust, preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
Line a 13x9-inch pan with foil, allowing ends of foil to come up and hang over sides of pan.
In a medium bowl, mix together graham cracker crumbs, cinnamon, sugar and melted butter. Spread mixture into prepared pan.
Bake for 9 minutes and let cool.
For the filling, mix together egg and egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk, and Lemon Curd in a medium bowl.
Spread on top cooled graham cracker crust and bake for 25 minutes at 300 degrees F.
For the topping, mix together sour cream, sugar and vanilla in a small bowl.
Spread topping over baked bars and place bars back into oven for an additional 12 minutes.
Cool bars in the pan. Before serving, cover and place the whole pan in the refrigerator overnight.
Check out our kitchen filled with goodness...we carry this famous lemon curd!
Prepared in the style of traditional English-style custard, our Lemon Curd adds a regal touch of sweet tartness to shortbread, scones, warmed gingerbread, cookies and pound cake. Try spreading our Lemon Curd in between a stack of pancakes. For a real treat, try our Lemon Curd in a pastry shell topped with fresh fruit and a dollop of whipped cream!