Pucker up for Our Top 12 Sweet/Tart Lemon Desserts
Can you pucker up and smile at the same time?
Let's find out. Our most popular lemon desserts will put you to the test with their tongue teasing, sweet/tart flavors. Check them out and find your new favorite luscious lemon dessert.
"My first attempt at making a lemon meringue pie and it was delicious! Just as the name implies, it tastes just like the ones my Grandma used to make." -- SandyS
"Best lemon squares I've ever had, and easiest I've ever made. An easy five star for me!" -- Sherri
"I've made this several times and love it every time. I change the toppings with other fruits and berries, but the basic cheesecake recipe is the same every time. I always get rave reviews!" -- samsel
"It was delicious and a hit. I will definitely be making it again this summer. Very refreshing. I recommend using sugar-free lemon jello pudding to save on some calories or Not!" -- codenamejag
You don't need an ice cream machine to make this refreshing frozen dessert. "Using the classic Italian granita technique makes this an easy and refreshing summer treat," says Chef John. "I love the contrast between that light texture and bright, vibrant flavor."
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"These were really good. Delicate cookies, sort of like a light version of shortbread. I used butter over margarine though, and used all lemon zest as I was looking for as much lemon flavor as possible" -- CC<3's2bake
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"This is easily the best lemon loaf I've made! It just needs to be clear that in the glaze, by white sugar, they mean icing sugar (confectioners' sugar). I used just white sugar and after realized the mistake. But it's amazing!" -- ElleDavis
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"I loved it and so did my guests! This is the first time I tried to make a lemon tart and so many recipes call for so many complicated steps but this recipe was simple easy and delicious." -- pattie
10. Lemon Brownies
"Loved them! Nice and tart. The tartness seems more impressive the next day." -- Richard Shupe.
"I love lemon curd and have never made it at home because I thought it would be too much trouble. Totally easy and came out perfectly (hence the name, I guess). Thanks!" -- SunnyByrd
"Excellent recipe. Tarts turned out perfect and enjoyed by all. Must be patient when making custard as it takes long time to thicken. No corn starch or flour is needed, just patience." — Jack