Do you ever stumble upon a recipe with an enticing picture over these interwebs, and you HAVE to make that recipe right now? Right now, as in, at the front of the line before countless dog-eared pages, bookmarks, and pins? Yeah, me too, and this lemon bar recipe is an example of that. When I ran across the recipe on FREUTCAKE, the enticing picture grabbed my attention, and the ingredient list held my curiosity.
On any given day, there’s a good chance I would pass over a chocolate-loaded brownie in favor of a good lemon bar. I’m talking about a lemon bar with a buttery shortbread crust and a lemon layer that’s tart enough to make me pucker. I had a feeling that these bars would not disappoint. First, the crust is mixed with graham cracker crumbs and toasted coconut. And then there’s the lemon layer that includes the zest and juice from eight lemons, twelve egg yolks, and four whole eggs. [Read more…]