Lemon Buttery Crumble Bars

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This Lemon Buttery Crumble Bars Recipe is bursting with lemon flavor. The lemon curd in the middle of the bars is cream and tart. The buttery crumble is the perfect combination of the rich and creamy filling. The best part about this bar recipe is that it's simple to make. The recipe includes a homemade lemon curd recipe. The creator of the dessert recipe used Meyer Lemons for the recipe as they are one of the best lemons for baking, bursting with juice. Before you juice your lemons, you'll want to have them at room temperature, and then give them a roll on the counter to soften them up, and make them easier to juice. The homemade lemon curd recipe is sandwiched between a delicious buttery crumble that you will love. You will find this dessert recipe and many others on the House of Yumm recipe site.

There are many health advantages to adding lemons to your diet. Lemons are known to be very alkalizing to the body, which might come as a surprise to some as they are acidic to taste. Once lemon juice is in the body, they are alkaline forming which is a very good thing. Lemons are one of the most alkaline forming foods you can eat, which is beneficial in helping to balance your body. Lemons are a favorite staple ingredient in kitchens all over the world. Some of the health benefits of eating lemons include the fact that they are alkaline forming, which helps your body balance its PH. Lemons are high in vitamin C, fresh lemon juice in water is a great liver detoxifier, lemons have antibacterial properties, and lemons have vitamin K, which helps to strengthen blood vessels. The citric acid that is in lemons also helps to dissolve kidney stones and calcium deposits, good for the eyes and lemons are known to have anti-cancer compounds, they also help to reduce inflammation. Lemon juice helps in losing weight, cleanse the system; they freshen breath, help fight viral infections and can help boost your energy. You would find lemon curd traditionally served with bread or scones with afternoon tea, in the late 19th and early 20th century in England. Lemon curd was an alternative to jam and used as a filling for cakes, tarts, and small pastries. Homemade lemon curd was often made in small amounts because it did not keep as well as jam. In more modern times, larger quantities of lemon curd were more possible because of the use of refrigeration. Lemon juice may also be used for cleaning. A halved lemon dipped in salt or baking powder is used to brighten copper cookware; the acid dissolves the tarnish, and the abrasives assist the cleaning.

The House of Yumm recipe site was created by Serene, who is the cook, photographer, and blogger behind the site. She was born in California but lives in Texas with her husband and four children. She loves food and cooking. She doesn't believe in using a bunch of fancy ingredients with difficult steps; life is too busy for that! She likes recipes that are easy to make with simple ingredients. Recipes that you will find on the site include breakfast recipes, sandwich recipes, slider recipes, burger recipes, appetizer recipes, main dish recipes, cupcake recipes, sweet recipes, healthy recipes and more. Some of the other dessert recipes you will find on the site include a Texas Sheet cake recipe, cinnamon tortilla rollups recipe, cookie monster bark recipe, boozy pecan praline bar recipe and plenty more.

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