Ultimate Sweet-Tart Lemon Desserts

The tangy, refreshing quality of fresh lemon makes it an ideal match for the warmer months, and these sweet recipes are here to see you through.
By Lauren Hutchens for Relish

Ultimate Sweet-Tart Lemon DessertsMark Boughton Photography / styling: Tresa Blackburn

Brown Sugar Lemon Squares

A crust laced with brown sugar and coarse salt lends earthy contrast to a sweet lemon topping. See the recipe.

Ultimate Sweet-Tart Lemon DessertsHearst Books

Blueberry-Lemon Tiramisu

This take on tiramisu is lightened up with tangy nonfat Greek yogurt, but the flavor remains as decadent as ever. See the recipe.

Ultimate Sweet-Tart Lemon DessertsJessica Merchant

Lemon Zucchini Bread

Who doesn’t love zucchini bread?? This summery variation is infused with fresh lemon—perfect for snacking. See the recipe.

Ultimate Sweet-Tart Lemon DessertsCooking Classy

Lemon Cheesecake Mousse

Creamy mousse piled onto a layer of graham cracker crumbs, like a deconstructed cheesecake. Don’t skip the blueberry and fresh mint garnish! See the recipe.

Ultimate Sweet-Tart Lemon DessertsBaking with Mary Berry

Magic Lemon Pudding

What’s magical about it, you ask? This dish separates during cooking to form a thick, cake-like topping with a tangy lemon sauce beneath. See the recipe.

Ultimate Sweet-Tart Lemon DessertsShugary Sweets

Lemon Crumb Cake

Oh. Goodness. This cake is topped with a layer of cream cheese AND a crumbly streusel. See the recipe.

Ultimate Sweet-Tart Lemon DessertsMark Boughton Photography / Styling Teresa Blackburn

Lemon Snap Icebox Pie

Gingersnap crust, cream cheese filling and lemon curd—an irresistible trifecta. See the recipe.

Ultimate Sweet-Tart Lemon DessertsPlain Chicken

Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake

Sour cream lends extra moisture to wonderfully dense pound cake. See the recipe.

This article has been posted with permission and originally appeared as, “10 Lemon-Infused Desserts for the Season” on Relish.

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