10 Lemon-Infused Desserts for the Season

Baking, Dessert, Spring, Summer
on April 20, 2017

The tangy, refreshing quality of fresh lemon makes it an ideal match for the warmer months, and these 10 sweet recipes are here to see you through!

Brown Sugar Lemon Squares

A crust laced with brown sugar and coarse salt lends earthy contrast to a sweet lemon topping.

Brown Sugar Lemon Squares

Mark Boughton Photography / Styling by Tresa Blackburn

Blueberry-Lemon Tiramisu

This take on tiramisu is lightened up with tangy nonfat Greek yogurt, but the flavor remains as decadent as ever.

Blueberry-Lemon Tiramisu | Surprisingly low in fat—without skimping on flavor—this take on tiramisu features a heaping serving of fresh blueberries and a large container of Greek yogurt. Still creamy and decadent, this lightened up layered dessert is perfect for summer occasions.

Hearst Books

Lemon Zucchini Bread

Who doesn’t love zucchini bread?? This summery variation is infused with fresh lemon—perfect for snacking.

Lemon Zucchini Bread

Jessica Merchant

Lemon Cheesecake Mousse

Creamy mousse piled onto a layer of graham cracker crumbs, like a deconstructed cheesecake. Don’t skip the blueberry and fresh mint garnish!

Lemon Cheesecake Mousse

Cooking Classy

Magic Lemon Pudding

What’s magical about it, you ask? This dish separates during cooking to form a thick, cake-like topping with a tangy lemon sauce beneath.

Magic Lemon Pudding Cake Recipe

Baking with Mary Berry

Lemon Crumb Cake

Oh. Goodness. This cake is topped with a layer of cream cheese AND a crumbly streusel.

Lemon Crumb Cake

Shugary Sweets

Lemon Snap Icebox Pie

Gingersnap crust, cream cheese filling and lemon curd—an irresistible trifecta.

Lemon Snap Icebox Pie

Mark Boughton Photography / Styling Teresa Blackburn

Karen’s Lemon Almond Macaroons

Only five ingredients required to pull off these lemon-infused cookies!

Lemon Almond Macaroons

Jessica Merchant

Lemon-Glazed Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

Rich pistachios star in these shortbread cookies—but they’re not complete without a sweet lemon glaze.

Lemon-Glazed Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

Robin Joline

 

Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake

Sour cream lends extra moisture to wonderfully dense pound cake.

Lemon Pound Cake

Plain Chicken