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Lemon dessert recipes

34 Recipes

Bake a stunning lemon sponge cake, a creamy citrus cheesecake or a zesty sorbet with our best-ever lemon dessert recipes, perfect for entertaining.

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  • Cheesecake on cake stand with knife

    Lemon cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.171 ratings

    Need a simple, zingy dessert you can make with minimal fuss? Try this creamy lemon cheesecake, made with just a few basic storecupboard ingredients

  • Ultimate lemon meringue pie on a cake stand

    Ultimate lemon meringue pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.372 ratings

    You can't go wrong with a classic lemon meringue pie, and this easy recipe is particularly good

  • Lemon & elderflower traybake in squares

    Lemon & elderflower traybake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This clever twist on the classic bakewell has a delicate floral flavour, making it ideal for serving at spring garden parties or bake sales

  • Luscious lemon baked cheesecake

    Luscious lemon baked cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.233 ratings

    A simple but very impressive pud, light enough to have a slice to finish a big meal

  • Gregg's tangy lemon tart

    Gregg's tangy lemon tart

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.144 ratings

    Gregg Wallace fell in love with Michel Roux Snr's lemon tart at first bite. This is his version of the classic recipe

  • Razzle dazzle lemon roulade

    Lemon roulade

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Classic lemon drizzle cake gets a 'bakeover'. This striped sponge roll is filled with lemon mascarpone

  • Lemon sorbet

    Lemon sorbet

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.22 ratings

    A simple and refreshing lemon sorbet with just 4 ingredients, serve as a light dessert or in between courses at a dinner party

  • Lemon drizzle sponge pudding with a portion scooped out

    Lemon drizzle sponge pudding

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.46 ratings

    Transform a classic lemon drizzle cake into a self-saucing pud for a cheap, comforting dessert. Serve with cream or custard

  • Lemon layer cake with soft cheese icing on a cake stand

    Easy lemon layer cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.27 ratings

    Indulge in a slice of lemon cake for afternoon tea. With lovely light sponge layers, a citrus zing offsets the rich and creamy soft cheese icing

  • A selection of lemon stars

    Lemon stars

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Fill up the biscuit tin for the Christmas holidays with these gorgeous lemon star biscuits with a lemon curd filling. They make a lovely mid-morning treat

  • Fastest ever lemon pudding

    Fastest ever lemon pudding

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.129 ratings

    Being short of time needn't stop you making your own pudding. This microwave-friendly sponge is ready in 10 minutes and can easily be a chocolate pud too

  • Elderflower & lemon celebration cake served on a cake stand and decorated with fresh flowers

    Lemon & elderflower celebration cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.78 ratings

    Decorate this simple elderflower and lemon cake with edible flowers for a showstopping celebration dessert. It's perfect for a wedding or birthday

  • Lemon quark cheesecake

    Lemon quark cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.45 ratings

    This light and luscious lemon cheesecake tastes as good as it looks

  • Lemon curd & yogurt fool

    Lemon curd & yogurt fool

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.51 ratings

    Treat yourself to a delightfully easy family dessert - ready in just five minutes

  • Lemon meringue fridge cake 2016

    Lemon meringue fridge cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.15 ratings

    This tangy dessert looks impressive but takes very little effort – most of the ingredients are ready-made, so it is simply a matter of construction

  • Blackberry & lemon mess

    Blackberry & lemon mess

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.7 ratings

    Everybody loves traditional strawberry Eton mess, but blackberries also work beautifully with homemade meringue and luscious lemon cream

  • Luscious lemon & raspberry sandwich

    Luscious lemon & raspberry sandwich

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.18 ratings

    Lemon curd yogurt gives this gluten-free sponge cake a lovely light texture. It's filled with cream and berries and topped with a drizzle icing

  • Courgette, lemon & thyme cake

    Courgette, lemon & thyme cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.17 ratings

    Inspired by the allotment, this fragrant, modern bake makes the most of a late-summer courgette crop

  • Lemon bakewell tarts

    Lemon bakewell tarts

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.22 ratings

    A twist on the classic cherry bakewell, these mini citrus-flavoured pies are an elegant dessert choice

  • Lemon meringue cheesecake

    Lemon meringue cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    Serve a slice of this sweet treat and find yourself in double dessert heaven - lemon meringue pie meets creamy citrus cheesecake

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