15 Delicious & Refreshing Lemon Desserts

Funny thing about me – I don’t like lemon in my sweet tea, but I love lemon in my momma’s pound cake. Seriously scrumptious! The truth is, lemon makes a lot of things taste better, and it’s a spring & summer staple, so I’ve rounded up 15 delicious & refreshing lemon desserts for you to enjoy!

Lemon desserts are perfect for spring & summer! Try new lemon cakes, lemon cookies, and lemon bars for a delicious snack or party dessert!


My mom makes this amazingly decadent lemon pound cake that gets requested on every birthday in our social circle. It’s so dang good! I’ll have to get my mom to share the recipe with you some time soon. In the mean time, enjoy some of these delicious lemon recipes to please your palate!

Lemon Layer Cake by Well Plated

Lemon Sheet Cake by Back for Seconds

Cranberry Lemon Loaf by Domestic Superhero

Strawberry Lemon Tart by Chelsea’s Messy Apron

Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake by The Recipe Critic

Lemon Cake Roll by Real Housemoms

Mom’s Lemon Meringue Pie by The Love Nerds

Lemon Butter Bars by Butter with a Side of Bread

Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies by Wicked Good Kitchen

Lemon Curd Mouse by The Kitchen McCabe

Raspberry Lemon Bars by Lovely Little Kitchen

Lemon Creme Crumb Bars by Cooking Classy

Lemon Cheesecake Mouse by Simply Stacie

Lemon Crumb Cake by Shugary Sweets

Outrageous Lemon Lover’s Trifle by Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen

Which one will you try first? They all sound delicious!

For more delicious desserts, try:

[one-half-first]Strawberries & Cream Cupcakes[/one-half-first]
[one-half]No-Bake Chocolate Almond Oat Bars[/one-half]

[one-half-first]Strawberries & Cream Cupcakes | Fluffy vanilla cupcake, topped with light cream cheese buttercream and a fresh strawberry puree make these Strawberries & Cream Cupcakes a delightful treat any time of the year.[/one-half-first]
[one-half]No Bake Chocolate Almond Oat Bars | Quick, healthy, delicious no-bake chocolate almond oat bars will satisfy your sweet tooth without completely wrecking your diet.[/one-half]

One Response

  1. Great post, Kirsten. I don’t like lemon in my sweet tea either, but I use it all the time and cooking and baking. I’ve made several similar desserts but this list has some great picks. PInned a bunch of them.


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