Sometimes sweet, sometimes sour, but always delicious. These irresistible lemon desserts are guaranteed to always be a favorite. Impress your family and friends with any of these lemon desserts!
Lemon desserts are always so refreshing. There is something about the citrus fruit that pairs so well with sweets. From cakes to cookies, and pies and bars, you really cannot go wrong with adding lemons to any of them.
LEMON DESSERTS FOR EVERYONE
Lemon desserts are always a favorite, no matter the occasion. The ingredient is super versatile and has many different flavor profiles, from super sweet to very tart. Whichever recipe you choose to go with will easily be a fan favorite and make your guest smile — or pucker up!
1. LEMON COOKIES
Fans of lemon zest will fall in love with this cookie recipe. The secret to getting these cookies super soft is all in the cake mix. The simple ingredient makes these cookies a breeze to put together.
2. LEMON MUFFINS
Start your day off right with a refreshing lemon muffin. Double the batch and put half in the freezer so you can easily have one for breakfast whenever you want.
3. LEMON POUND CAKE
Show off your skills in the kitchen and impress your guests with this showstopping lemon pound cake.
4. LEMON MACARONS
Take your cookies to the next level with these beautiful lemon macarons. The light and airy cookies sandwich together a creamy lemon curd and buttercream making for a delicious bite.
5. CREAM CHEESE LEMON BARS
Turn the classic lemon bars into an even better dessert by adding some cream cheese into the mix. The addition of the cream cheese makes these lemon bars truly irresistible.
6. LEMON CAKE WITH LEMON CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
Talk about a lemon overload — in a good way, of course. This lemon cake is bursting with a citrus flavor both in the cake and the frosting.
7. LEMON BARS
There’s a reason why lemon bars are such a fan favorite dessert. They are bursting with flavor and incredibly delicious!
8. BAKED LEMON DONUTS WITH LEMON GLAZE
Lemon isn’t the most common donut flavor, but it will quickly make its way to the top of your list after you make a batch of these flavorful treats.
9. LEMON DROP CUPCAKES
Love lemon drop martinis? Or just love lemons? Then you are bound to fall in love with these lemon drop cupcakes. The cupcakes are based on the drink, bringing a refreshing flavor to each bite.
10. LEMON CRINKLE COOKIES
The best part about these lemon crinkle cookies is that they only need five ingredients to come together. With a recipe this simple, you’ll be enjoying your cookies in no time.
MOUTHWATERING LEMON DESSERTS
11. LEMON CUPCAKES
Lemon cupcakes and cream cheese frosting are the ultimate combinations. Treat yourself to the fantastic pair with these double lemon cupcakes.
12. LEMON SCONES WITH LEMON GLAZE
Start your morning off brightly and refreshingly with these super flavorful lemon scones. It will be the perfect start to your day.
13. LEMON MOUSSE
With this beautiful lemon mouse on the table, you’ll forget about any other dessert. This lemon curd has multiple layers waiting for you to dig in.
14. LEMON POPPY SEED MUFFINS
You can’t go wrong with a lemon poppy seed muffin in the morning. The classic flavor combination will be just the thing you need to start your morning off on the right foot.
15. LEMON MERINGUE COOKIES
Impress your eyes and tastebuds all at the same time with these lemon meringue cookies. The super airy cookies come together with just a few simple ingredients.
16. LEMON BARK
You’ve probably had your fair share of chocolate bark, but have you ever had lemon bark? Get ready to fall in love. The citrus flavor gets blended with white chocolate to make a mouthwatering sweet treat.
17. LEMON CREAM CHEESE PIE
Want to know the best part about this lemon cream cheese pie? You don’t even have to turn on the oven to make it. The no-bake pie is super simple to make and is always a crowd-pleaser.
18. LEMON POUND CAKE (STARBUCKS COPY CAT)
Forget going to Starbucks to get your quota of the lemon loaf cake. This recipe will let you in on all of the secrets and let you make the delectable treat in your own home.
19. LEMON MARSHMALLOWS
See you later, plain marshmallows! These lemon marshmallows are about to take your spot at the campfire. The super fluffy marshmallows have a sweet yet tart flavor. It’s the marshmallow you never knew you needed.
20. LEMON MELTAWAYS
These meltaway cookies live up to their name! Take one bite and watch as the flavors disappear on your tongue.
21. RASPBERRY LEMON CHEESECAKE
Lemons are raspberry may not be the most traditional pairing, but it sure is a delicious one. Watch them come together and show off their flavors in this lemon raspberry cheesecake.
22. LEMON STRAWBERRY TRIFLE
Looking for a showstopping dessert? Look no further than this lemon strawberry trifle. The gorgeous dessert is teaming with layers of lemon pudding, vanilla wafers, and strawberries to make one amazing treat.
23. LEMON MERINGUE PIE
You can’t go wrong when it comes to lemon meregiune pie. The traditional dish will be one that you will want to make all year long.