With the newly opened Jolly Holiday Bakery & Cafe in full effect there are tons of yummy options that are on my “must try” list. The first one was this scrumptious Lemon Meringue Bar, which I specifically went back for on my second trip to Jolly Holiday.
Let me start by saying that I consider myself a lemon bar connoisseur. I love them… like really, really love them. So, I was hoping that this tart treat would meet my expectations, because artificial-tasting lemon in a lemon bar is awful.
The topping is also important to me; usually I like a “crumby” type topping on them and maybe a sprinkle of powdered sugar.
I am happy to report, however, that the Lemon Meringue Bar is a great twist on the standard lemon bar. The meringue topping was smooth and not too sticky, it was the perfect sized dollop to go along with the bar.
The lemon was tart and tasted natural, while the crust on the bottom was [Read more…]