Lemon Dessert Recipes

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Sour Cream Lemon Pie
Michelle Davis

Sour Cream Lemon Pie

First you make a very creamy and rich egg custard. Then you stir in butter, fresh lemon juice, bits of lemon rind and sour cream. Pour this refreshing filling into a baked pie shell, chill the pie, and garnish it with sprigs of mint and thin slices of lemons.

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Perfect Lemon Curd
TAWNIE44

Perfect Lemon Curd

Wonderfully tart, classic English lemon curd...perfect with scones and tea.

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Gluten-Free Raspberry Lemon Cake
Megan Olson

Gluten-Free Raspberry Lemon Cake

A healthier addition to any celebration, this gluten-free raspberry-lemon cake has lemon, Greek yogurt, raspberries, and no refined sugar.

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Coconut and Lemon Cream Pie
RusticJoyfylFood

Coconut and Lemon Cream Pie

Lemon meringue pie gets an upgrade in this recipe featuring coconut cream in the filling and coconut oil in the shortbread-like crust.

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Chef John's Lemon Ice
Chef John

Chef John's Lemon Ice

Using the classic Italian granita technique makes this an easy and refreshing summer treat. There's a delicious contrast between that light texture and bright, vibrant flavor.

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Lemon Polenta Biscuits
SummersMummy

Lemon Polenta Biscuits

Coarse ground cornmeal gives these buttery cookies made with lemon juice and zest a light, crisp texture that pairs perfectly with a cup of tea or coffee.

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Lemon Rhubarb Bars
Readr4evr

Lemon Rhubarb Bars

Chopped rhubarb and coconut add layers of flavor and texture to this sweet-tart favorite.

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Lemon Syllabub
SARAH-NEKO

Lemon Syllabub

This tangy mousse is a deliciously light, creamy, and elegant dessert. It's made with sweetened whipped cream, fresh lemon juice, and white wine and served in parfait glasses.

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Lemon Butter Tarts
Carol

Lemon Butter Tarts

The filling for these diminutive treats is sweet and tart, with a delightful burst of grated lemon rind sweetness. The filling is spooned into 3-inch tart shells, covered with a dollop of meringue, and baked. This recipe yields a dozen.

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The Best Lemon Bars
Patty Schenck

The Best Lemon Bars

These tart, rich lemon bars need just seven common ingredients you probably already have, and are done in 55 minutes!

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Grandma's Lemon Meringue Pie
Emilie S.

Grandma's Lemon Meringue Pie

Fresh lemon juice and lemon zest make this lemon meringue pie filling tart and lovely. And when it's poured into a waiting crust, topped with billows of meringue, and baked, it's downright dreamy.

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Bake Sale Lemon Bars
Elaine

Bake Sale Lemon Bars

They are very, very easy to make, and really fabulously delicious.

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Lemon Square Bars
RCOMP

Lemon Square Bars

A traditional lemon bar. These can be dressed up by adding a layer of meringue too!

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Chef John's Lemon Bars
Chef John

Chef John's Lemon Bars

An intensely flavored layer of lemon custard atop a crisp, sweet shortbread crust makes these favorite cookies almost like little slices of lemon pie.

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Lemon Pie Bars
RCFoodie

Lemon Pie Bars

Tangy lemon filling on a buttery short bread crust. This is a really easy recipe that my mom made before the lemon bar 'rage' was on!

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Lemon Cupcakes
friedbluetomato

Lemon Cupcakes

These light, lemony cupcakes, made from scratch, have a fluffy whipped cream icing.

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Lemon Cake with Lemon Filling and Lemon Butter Frosting
ANELA

Lemon Cake with Lemon Filling and Lemon Butter Frosting

A four layer cake, filled with lemon curd and covered with lemon frosting.

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Lemon-Buttermilk Pound Cake with Aunt Evelyn's Lemon Glaze
Sarah Copeland Sawicki

Lemon-Buttermilk Pound Cake with Aunt Evelyn's Lemon Glaze

This prize-winning recipe for lemon-buttermilk pound cake with a lemon glaze is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

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Lemon Icebox Pie III
Heather Simpson

Lemon Icebox Pie III

Cream cheese, condensed milk, lemon juice and rind is stirred up in a bowl until smooth, poured into a graham cracker crust, and then chilled.

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Lemon Meringue Pie III
Rhonda

Lemon Meringue Pie III

First you make real lemon custard studded with bits of lemon zest. Then you whip up the meringue. Half the meringue gets folded into the filling, and the other half gets spooned on top of the pie.

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Lemon Cupcake with Blackberry Buttercream
Megan C. A.

Lemon Cupcake with Blackberry Buttercream

A simple from-scratch lemon cupcake has blackberry buttercream frosting. This cupcake is a refreshing hit! Garnish each cupcake with a blackberry or a pinch of lemon zest.

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Annemarie's Lemon Bars
Dawn

Annemarie's Lemon Bars

Annemarie is a German lady I met over 20 years ago, when we were living in Indiana. Talk about a good cook!

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Lemon Cream Cheese Bars
Pamela Souza LeBlanc

Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

Lemon cream cheese bars are a variation of the traditional lemon bars, made with crescent roll dough and a lemony cream cheese filling.

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Easy Lemon Bars
Peggy

Easy Lemon Bars

The bars are great and easy to make hope you like them.

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Yogurt Cake
RUTHEY

Yogurt Cake

A lemon pound cake made with yogurt instead of sour cream.

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Greek Lemon Cake
Carol

Greek Lemon Cake

This buttery pound cake features lemon zest, lemon juice, and yogurt for a lovely dessert.

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Tart Lemon Triangles
Melissa

Tart Lemon Triangles

Lemon bars with both lemon juice and lemon zest, baked in a pie plate. Garnish with whipped cream and strawberries, if desired.

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Crisp Peach Cobbler
Chef John

Crisp Peach Cobbler

Chef John's version is a lot crispier than a regular cobbler, and you can use this technique for other fruit cobblers. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

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Lemon Chewy Crisps
Jennifer Lipka

Lemon Chewy Crisps

Great fresh lemon taste in a chewy little cookie with a nice crisp brown edge. If you don't have the almonds, you can substitute 1/4 cup additional sugar instead.

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