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28 of the Best Lemon Dessert Recipes You’ve Ever Tried

Looking for the best lemon dessert recipes? I know some of you have lemon trees in your yards that are bursting with fresh lemons, so it’s time to try out one of these delicious lemon recipes for dessert!

The best lemon dessert recipes to try - these are all so delicious

Decadent lemon desserts to try

It is lemon season, and we are super excited to start baking with them! Lemons are one of my favorite citrus fruits, they can be used for so many things and I’m pretty sure that desserts are my top use for them. If you love lemon desserts, try one of these delicious lemon bars, pies, and lemon cake recipes.

Lemon Crostata

Lemon Crostata, An Italian In My Kitchen


28 of the Best Lemon Bars, Pies, and Lemon Cake Recipes

1. The Best Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie – Food Network
Learn how to make this classic treat with fluffy whipped meringue at home. This pie is one of the best lemon dessert recipes in my book!

2. Lemon Polenta Cake with Blueberry SauceSouthern Kissed
Whoa there! This is one of the lemon cake recipes I want to try, the blueberry sauce is sure to please!

3. No Bake Oreo Lemon CheesecakeCincy Shopper
Mmmm never thought to combine lemons with golden OREO’s! This lemon cheesecake looks divine.

4. Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese FrostingSugar, Spice, and Family Life
Combine the flavors of lemon and lime to create this amazing cupcakes, truly a delicious lemon dessert recipe.

5. Limoncello CakeThe Happier Homemaker
I’ve had a limoncello cocktail before, but a cake?! Oh I must try this one!

6. Lemon Cream Pie BarsWillow Bird Baking
Creamy lemon pie bars?! Yes please!

7. Meyer Lemon Crepe CakeMartha Stewart
Layer some delicious meyer lemon flavored crepes, and top with curd and candied lemons. Perfection.


Easy lemon desserts

Guilt-Free Lemon Meringue Pie Dessert Cups

Lemon Meringue Pie Dessert Cups – About A Mom

8. Lemon Meringue Pie Dessert CupsAbout A Mom
This low calorie lemon dessert takes our favorite sweet whipped lemon meringue pie and makes them into little cups

9. Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake BarsHoney + Lime
These are a favorite around our house. You’ll love these lemon cheesecake bars with a sweet raspberry swirl!

10. Lemon Lavender Chiffon CakeLiving Sweet Moments
Lavender extract and fresh lavender bundles make this lemon cake recipe a unique and delicious one!

11. Mini Lemonade PiesSweet T Makes Three
Eat your lemonade with these cute little mini pies, perfect for serving at spring and summer events!

12. Warm Lemon Pudding CakeSeasons and Suppers
A warm pudding, that’s somehow a cake? It looks brulee’d on the top, and when you dive in – warm, lemony goodness.

13. Old Fashioned Buttermilk Lemon Pie Bunny’s Warm Oven
I have never tried a lemon pie outside of lemon meringue, so this one made with buttermilk would be a treat to me!

14. Italian Lemon CrostataAn Italian In My Kitchen
How gorgeous is this?! A crostata is somewhat similar to a pie, and this one has a creamy lemon filling that you must try. What a unique way to make desserts with lemons.


More amazing dessert recipes with lemons

Lemon Curd Tarts, Cooking With Curls

Lemon Curd Tarts – Cooking With Curls

15. Lemon Curd TartsCooking With Curls
With this recipe, you’ll learn how to make homemade lemon curd and how to use it in a tart!

16. Lemon Poppy Seed Pudding CakeAll She Cooks
Fresh strawberries top this moist and delicious lemon poppy seed cake!

17. Lemon Pie Dessert Shooters – The Cake Merchant
Stuff your favorite lemon pie into a little shooter glass to make this party friendly dessert.

18. Blueberry Lemon Poke Cake Swanky Recipes
Poke holes into this white cake, pour in blueberry compote and top with lemon whip. Oh yea!

19. Lemon Cheesecake Crescent RollsThe Thrifty Couple
These crescent rolls are filled with a lemony mixture you’ll love biting in to!

20. Lemon Shortbread Crumble BarsWillow Bird Baking
These lemon bars are the perfect combination of sweet, tangy, crunchy and creamy!

21. Tangy Lemon Nut TartBunny’s Warm Oven
Lemon. Coconut. Pecans. Say no more!

22. Lemon Cake with Marshmallow Frosting + Toasted CoconutHow Sweet It Is
This easy to make lemon cake has been accented with marshmallow and coconut. Oh how I want to try this one!


The best lemon dessert recipes

Berry Lemon Curd Meringue Cake, The Baking Fairy

Berry Lemon Curd Meringue Cake – The Baking Fairy

23. Berry and Lemon Curd Meringue The Baking Fairy
A meringue cake with lemon curd and fresh berries sounds like such a light and delicious cake!

24. Lemon, Olive Oil, and Sour Cream Pound CakeSmart Savvy Living
This pound cake gets a different taste and texture with olive oil and sour cream! I would serve this warm, topped with fresh berries.

25. Strawberry Lemonade Bars – The Monday Box
These layers of strawberry and lemonade taste just like summer!

26. White Chocolate Lemon Truffles – 5 Minutes for Mom
These white chocolate truffles are coated with lemon sugar to make a sweet and tart treat.

27. Lemon Bundt Cake with Caramel GlazeOh My Sugar High
This good old fashioned lemon bundt cake is topped with a caramel glaze, it looks so good.

28. Soft Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies – Swanky Recipes
These lemon cream cheese cookies look so soft and gooey, I have to try making them!

Lemon pie shooters dessert

Lemon Pie Shooters – The Cake Merchant


Enjoy these lemon desserts!

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