We all know that what makes a dessert delicious is a combination of its flavor and its texture. Nothing can whet the appetite more than a zesty lemon treat, with its sugary taste countering the citrus of the lemon. Because lemon is a versatile fruit that blends well in almost any dish. If you’ve been hankering for a sweet, lemon treat but didn’t know what you were craving, we’ve got just the thing. In this article, we’ll list 20 of the best lemon desserts that you absolutely have to try.
1. Lemon Cheesecake
The most popular lemon dessert recipe. When done right, cheesecakes are delicious, with a light creamy filling and a deliciously crunchy crust; what more could you want? How about a hint of lemon to spice things up?
2. Lemon Cupcakes
Cupcakes are some of the most popular desserts around. Adding a hint of lemon rind as a topping or in the batter will add the final touch.
3. Lemon Macaroons
A vanilla macaroon with a lemon curd filling will make an excellent evening snack and will pair well with a hot cup of tea.
4. Lemon Filled Doughnuts
While chocolate doughnuts are a classic, injecting a lemon filling in a plain donut will add a fun twist to this classic dessert.
5. Lemon Pudding
Lemon pudding is a classic, combining the velvety smoothness of pudding with the tangy aftertaste of lemon is sure to leave you longing for more.
6. Lemon Cookies
Whether you use lemon juice in the batter or as a light dressing, no ordinary cookie will be good enough after you taste this.
7. Lemon Tarts
They say there’s nothing more comforting than a warm lemon tart, with a fresh sprinkling of powdered sugar.
8. Lemon Cake
They say old is gold, and that is certainly true in this case. A lemon cake is light and fluffy, and you won’t be able to resist a second helping.
9. Lemon Curd
Lemon curd is light and creamy and makes the perfect base or topping for any dessert. Alternatively, you can eat it as it is if you wish. There are a lot of ways to use this excellent dish.
10. Lemon Marshmallows
Who doesn’t love tasty marshmallows? These soft, delicious treats can only improve with the added zing of lemon. You can spread love and surprise your partner with these utterly delicious marshmallows. The perfect side dish for a romantic date maybe?
11. Lemon Crepes
Crepes work well with almost any fruit; this is especially true of lemon. The tangy lemon flavor working well with the soft sweet crepes.
12. Panna Cotta With Lemon
Pana cotta is the perfect Italian delicacy and is made in many classic combinations. A lemon panna cotta adds a twist to this classic dish.
13. Lemon Glazed Doughnuts
Tired of the plain Jane glazed doughnuts? You’ll love the lemon glazed variety, they are sweet, round and bursting with flavor.
14. Lemon Custard
A lemon custard is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. The zest flavor of the lemon cutting the sweetness of the dessert.
15. Lemon Jelly
Jelly makes the perfect accompaniment for custard, just make sure to pair it with a neutral flavor like vanilla.
16. Lemon Pancakes
Pancakes are a breakfast staple and will make the perfect base for a little lemon jam. A great start to your day.
17. Buttermilk Lemon Pie
A buttermilk lemon dessert pie is delicious and sure to fill all your sweet cravings.
18. Lemon Meringue Pie
Combining the zestiness of lemon and the texture of a meringue all in the comfort of a pie is an inviting dish.
19. Ricotta Pies With Lemon
A ricotta pie with a little added zing is the perfect light and tasty dessert.
20. Lemon Souffle
A souffle is the most delicate of desserts and will pair brilliantly with the tangy flavor of the lemon.
So, there you have it, 20 of the most dazzling lemon desserts you can find. Make sure to try all of them! Just make sure you don’t try them all at once!