When life gives you lemons, make a beautiful dessert! I am sharing 12 Irresistible Lemon Dessert Recipes from pound cake to tarts to cookies and cakes that will surely bring a smile to any face.
Lemon makes a wonderful addition to dessert anytime of year. Though lemons are in season winter to early spring, you can get your hands on lemons year round making it a convenient ingredient. Lemons sweet and sour nature pack a punch of flavor while also delivering a bright, sunshiney colored dessert.
A fluffy, moist and buttery sponge soaked with tangy lemon syrup and a crunchy sugar crust. This Classic Lemon Drizzle Cake from Supergolden Bakes is sure to become a favorite – easy and foolproof even for novice bakers!
Classic Lemon Bars with a thick, creamy, bright and zesty lemon filling and soft, sweet, buttery shortbread crust from Sweet Tea and Thyme are perfect for any holiday table, spring brunch, baby shower, or Sunday dessert!
Lemon S’mores Cupcakes from Healthy Delicious are fluffy white cupcakes filled with tart lemon curd and topped with marshmallow frosting and toasted graham cracker crumbs.
These soft, chewy Lemon Sugar Cookies from House of Nash Eats are so light and sweet and lemony good! If you love lemon desserts or cookies, you will adore these easy lemon cookies.
Magnolia Lemon Pie with Candied Lemon Slices from Simply Made Recipes is a deliciously tart pie made with sweetened condensed milk, egg yolks and freshly squeezed lemons in a graham cracker crust topped with homemade candied lemon slices and whipped cream.
These Homemade Lemon Coconut Tarts from Taste of Homemade are made with a tangy lemon curd, flaked coconut and are surrounded in a flaky pastry shell. They are a perfect balance of tangy and sweet.
With soft coconut cake layers and creamy, tart lemon filling, this incredible Lemon Coconut Cake from The Itsy-Bitsy Kitchen is a dessert you’ll want to eat all spring and summer!
These no-bake Lemon Cookie Dough Bars from We Are Not Martha have a lemon Oreo crust, a lemon cookie dough middle, and a buttercream frosting topping. They’re packed with bright lemon flavors and are a melt-in-your-mouth delectable treat!
Not only is this Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake from Peace, Love and Low Carb perfectly moist and dense, but it is also gluten free, keto friendly and sugar free too!
A few more delicious lemon desserts to try!
Lemon Posset recipe from Tempting Recipes by the lovely Mary Berry is probably the simplest dessert you will ever make. There are only 3 ingredients required for this delicious lemony cream posset.
Can you imagine a Keto Lemon Curd Cheesecake that is zesty, creamy, and so good that no one will believe that’s it’s sugar-free, gluten-free, and keto-friendly? This Lemon Curd Cheesecake from Fit to Serve delivers.
You must try this ridiculously easy no-bake Lemon Icebox Cake recipe from Crayons & Cravings made using just 4 simple ingredients: lemon pudding mix, milk, Cool Whip, and graham crackers.