Sep 04

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Easy Lemony Desserts


There is no other scent or taste like lemons – their fresh flavor compliments any dish. With a few squirts of lemon or lemon zest, you can brighten up any recipe. Here are a bunch of lemony recipes that are favorites among my family, friends and fellow food bloggers. Find your favorites and make them soon!


Zesty Lemon Brownies

Luscious lemon brownies

You read that right – lemon brownies. You won’t miss the chocolate when tasting these dense, zesty treats. The brownies are bursting with lemon flavor, as they utilize the whole lemon. I like to see the expression on my friend’s faces when I tell them this lemon dessert is a brownie!


Lemonade Ice Cream Pie

Lemonade pie

This one-two punch of summertime favorites – lemonade and ice cream – make the perfect frozen dessert. The creamy delight is tart yet sweet; a pie that’s sure to make you pucker.


Blueberry Lemon Crunch Cake

blueberry lemon crunch cake

 This cake is an example of how a small amount of lemon zest adds a big punch of fresh flavor. We tasted this cake with and without the zest – everyone agreed the zest made the cake a winner!


Lemon Pudding Cake


This cake is wonderful served warm or cold, as well as simple to make. A layer of pudding and another of moist cake. Sure to be a crowd pleaser.


Light Luscious Lemon Glazed Cookies

luscious lemon cookies

A cake-like cookie that’s made with whole grain pastry flour to add more fiber and lightness to these lemony delights. Top each cookie with the most delectable lemon glaze. These make beautiful gifts because they travel so well.  


Luscious Lemon Lush

maria's lemon lush

Our friend Maria shared this with us recently and I knew I had to add it to the list of lemon desserts. There are nice textures in this cake from the nuts to the creamy frosting. It’s a must to try!


Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies


 The butter and cream cheese in this cookie makes for a delicate, thin dessert. I love the thick lemon glaze that they are dipped in. It’s a cookie unlike any other I have tasted before, but I want it again and again.

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