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!
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.
Did you know that you can make desser tin the air fryer? You totally can! Find some desserts and more easy air fryer recipes here!
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 Sauce – Southern 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 Cheesecake – Cincy Shopper
Mmmm never thought to combine lemons with golden OREO’s! This lemon cheesecake looks divine.
4. Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting – Sugar, Spice, and Family Life
Combine the flavors of lemon and lime to create these amazing cupcakes, truly a delicious lemon dessert recipe.
5. Limoncello Cake – The Happier Homemaker
I’ve had a limoncello cocktail before, but a cake?! Oh, I must try this one!
6. Lemon Cream Pie Bars – Willow Bird Baking
Creamy lemon pie bars?! Yes, please!
7. Meyer Lemon Crepe Cake – Martha Stewart
Layer some delicious Meyer lemon-flavored crepes, and top with curd and candied lemons. Perfection.
Easy lemon desserts
8. Lemon Meringue Pie Dessert Cups – About 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 Bars – Honey + Lime
These are a favorite around our house. You’ll love these lemon cheesecake bars with a sweet raspberry swirl!
10. Lemon Lavender Chiffon Cake – Living Sweet Moments
Lavender extract and fresh lavender bundles make this lemon cake recipe a unique and delicious one.
11. Mini Lemonade Pies – Sweet T Makes Three
Eat your lemonade with these cute little mini pies, perfect for serving at spring and summer events!
12. Warm Lemon Pudding Cake – Seasons 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 Crostata – An 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
15. Lemon Curd Tarts – Cooking 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 Cake – All 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 the blueberry compote, and top with a lemon whip.
19. Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls – The Thrifty Couple
These crescent rolls are filled with a lemony mixture you’ll love biting into!
20. Lemon Shortbread Crumble Bars – Willow Bird Baking
These lemon bars are the perfect combination of sweet, tangy, crunchy, and creamy.
21. Tangy Lemon Nut Tart – Bunny’s Warm Oven
Lemon. Coconut. Pecans. Say no more!
22. Lemon Cake with Marshmallow Frosting + Toasted Coconut – How Sweet It Is
This easy to make lemon cake has been accented with marshmallow and coconut. I want to try this one.
The best lemon dessert recipes
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 Cake – Smart 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 Glaze – Oh 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!
Enjoy these lemon desserts!
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I like lemon and lime in desserts so I’ll first try the Lemon Lime Pound Cake.
Wow what a bunch of delicious recipe ideas! I’d love to make the Mini Lemonade Pies for our next family gathering!
I can’t wait to make some of the lemon desserts! We love lemon!