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Pucker Up for These Desserts! - 28 recipes

Sweet and tart, lemons make the perfect desserts. We have recipes for lemon bars, lemon meringue pie, lemon pound cake and more!

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By sschwartz

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (39 Votes)
Starbuck’s Iced Lemon Pound Cake Copycat Recipe 1 Picture
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Servings 24

  • ICING:
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 4.3 ounce instant or cook and serve Lemon pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

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Deliciously sweet lemon bars with a shortbread crust and a rich lemon filling

  • CRUST:
  • 1/2 pound unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • FILLING:
  • 6 extra-large eggs, room temperature
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon zest (4 to 6 lemons)
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting
4.4/5 (60 Votes)

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Lemon bars with go to a new height with a sprinkle of coconut on top! A refreshing dessert, perfect to make for yo

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 cup cold butter or margarine
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
4.5/5 (111 Votes)

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Adjust the oven rack to the middle position

  • 4 egg yolks (reserve whites for meringue)
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 (9-inch) pre-baked pie shell
  • 1 recipe Meringue, recipe follows
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 pinch cream of tartar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
4.4/5 (97 Votes)

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This longtime reader-favorite recipe makes two pies; if you like, freeze one

  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 3 well-beaten egg yolks
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • Dash salt
  • 1 can (14 ounce) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 package (8 ounce) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 (4 serving-size) package instant lemon pudding mix
  • 2 baked pastry shell
  • Whipped cream
  • Lemon slices
4.5/5 (147 Votes)

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Lemony lemon brownies are the perfect, refreshing treat for summertime

  • TART LEMON GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 8 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
4.4/5 (164 Votes)

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Lemon lovers rejoice! This double lemon dessert will definitely be a crowd pleaser at your next party or get togeth...

  • POUND CAKE:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
4.6/5 (95 Votes)

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These are so yummy and delicious, they'll disappear right before your eyes

  • Cake:
  • 4 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 cup cake and pastry flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
  • 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Glaze:
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar, divided
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice (about 3 lemons)
  • candied flowers or silver dragees, for garnish (optional)
4.5/5 (86 Votes)

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My go to lemon bars, delightful buttery crust, delicious filling! Perfect bar, simple to make!

  • COOKIE BASE:
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • LEMON FILLING:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon rind, freshly zested
4.5/5 (76 Votes)

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Delicious Lemon Ripple Cheesecake Bars recipe

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces and chilled
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 1/4 pounds cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
4.5/5 (56 Votes)

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I love this cake, great lemon flavour, dense but moist

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup shortening, room temperature
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 6 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 lemon, zested
4.5/5 (52 Votes)

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This recipes from Everyday Rachael Ray magazine and is definitely a keeper in everyone's kitchens

  • FOR THE CRUST:
  • 3 cups frozen (or fresh) raspberries (1 pound)
  • 1 stick plus 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • FOR THE CUSTARD:
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • Zest and juice 2 lemons (about 1/4 cup juice)
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting
4.5/5 (47 Votes)

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Have you heard of Cake Batter Truffles? They're made using cake mix (from a box) and a few other ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup lemon cake mix, dry
  • Zest of 1 small lemon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sprinkles
  • 16 ounces white dipping chocolate
4.5/5 (42 Votes)

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Make your own lemon curd! You do need a pressure cooker, and remember to only fill the jars half full

  • 1/4 cup of melted butter, half stick
  • 1 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 3 large eggs, and 1 egg yolk
  • 2-pint jars with lids/rings
4.3/5 (55 Votes)

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These "brownies" have a bright, tart, and fresh lemon flavor

  • BROWNIES:
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • GLAZE:
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 8 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 cup icing sugar
4.5/5 (39 Votes)

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