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Lemon dessert recipes

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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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  • Raspberry & lemon polenta cake

    Raspberry & lemon polenta cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.38 ratings

    Give your sponge an Italian twist with Jane Hornby's easy-to-make polenta cake

  • Lemon tart with summer berries

    Lemon tart with summer berries

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.37 ratings

    A zingy lemon tart from Mr Ramsay. Gordon's version of the classic French Tarte au citron is well worth the effort

  • Almond & lemon meringue roulade

    Almond & lemon meringue roulade

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.26 ratings

    This pudding from reader Elizabeth Clark is the perfect centrepiece, complete with chewy meringue, creamy lemon filling and retro decoration

  • Lemon & poppy seed gateaux

    Lemon & poppy seed gateaux

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Delicate squares of light sponge cake, filled with poppy seed buttercream - a perfect buffet dessert or afternoon tea treat

  • A lemon & buttermilk pound cake with the first slice cut

    Lemon & buttermilk pound cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.44 ratings

    This buttermilk pound cake has a dense, moist crumb and bags of lemon flavour to cut through the richness. Make it for afternoon tea or for a summer picnic

  • Traybake with icing and marzipan cut into slices on baking paper

    Lemon drizzle simnel slices

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.15 ratings

    Lemon drizzle meets almondy simnel cake in this Easter traybake. It's a fruity treat that you can slice and serve with ease when entertaining

  • Lemon meringue cake

    Lemon meringue cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Take lemon meringue to a new level with this caramel-infused sponge filled with lemon curd and topped with Italian meringue

  • Lemon sponge cake on a cake stand

    Lemon sponge cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.33 ratings

    Top this citrussy sponge with lemon icing and candied peel. Greek yogurt creates a cake that's extra moist and tangy, for an irresistible teatime treat

  • Baked lemon & vanilla rice pudding

    Baked lemon & vanilla rice pudding

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.23 ratings

    The uplifting zing of lemon zest cuts through the richness of this creamy and comforting classic

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