11 Luscious Lemon Desserts

Love lemon? This collection of lemon desserts will have your mouth puckering in delight!

11 Luscious Lemon Desserts | Bake or Break

My love of lemon desserts didn’t manifest until my adult years, but it certainly arrived in a big way! I just can’t get enough of that sweet, tart flavor. If you’re a fellow lemon lover, then I think you’ll love these lemon dessert recipes just as much as I do!

Lemon Almond Butter Cake is a simple, buttery, delicious cake that gets big flavor from plenty of lemon curd. A great cake for everything from brunch to dessert! - Bake or Break

If you like simple cakes with lots of flavor, then this Lemon Almond Butter Cake is definitely for you. The flavor is just lovely. It’s really versatile, too, as you can serve it for dessert, brunch, or even tea time. It’s also a great way to use that bit of lemon curd in your fridge.

Meyer Lemon Pudding Cakes are sweet, tart, and utterly delicious. - Bake or Break

These Meyer Lemon Pudding Cakes are magical little desserts. They’re a little bit cake, a little bit pudding, and a whole lot delicious! This recipe makes six individual servings in your favorite ramekins.

Sweet, tart lemon curd adds a delicious bite to these Lemon Thumbprint Cookies from Bake or Break.

Lemon Thumbprint Cookies are wonderfully simple cream cheese cookies filled with lemon curd. I love making these for a pretty cookie tray to serve or gift. Or, you know, just keep them in your own kitchen for a little lemony treat!

Lemon Cream Cake is an all-out lemon dessert experience! It is so deliciously cool, creamy, and downright fabulous! - Bake or Break

Lemon Cream Cake has long been one of the most popular recipes I’ve ever shared with you. I’m never disappointed in this one when I want a delicious and gorgeous lemon dessert.

Lemon Pound Cake Bars turn pound cake into an easy-to-serve bar form. Such a great easy lemon pound cake recipe! - Bake or Break

Lemon Pound Cake Bars simplify traditional lemon pound cake by baking it in a 9″x 13″ pan. Easy to serve and transport, this recipe is a frequent favorite for sharing with friends and family.

Lemon Chess Tartlets are sweet, tart mini pies that are so simple to make and a pleasure to eat! - Bake or Break

These little Lemon Chess Tartlets are a lemony variation of one of very favorite pies. I love that they’re bite-size, making them great for those times when you just want a little something sweet or for sharing with your lemon-loving friends!

This sweet, tart Lemon Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is a must-make for lemon lovers! - Bake or Break

I’m always a sucker for coffee cakes, and this Lemon Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is no exception. Make this one for a breakfast or brunch treat, for coffee or tea with friends, or for no other reason other than you just want a lemon treat!

A sweet, tart, creamy lemon filling combines with a buttery coconut crust for a delicious twist on Lemon Icebox Pie! - Bake or Break

This Lemon Icebox Pie with Toasted Coconut Crust is my twist on a classic dessert. The combination of sweet, tart filling with a coconut shortbread crust is ridiculously good, but you can also substitute a cookie crust if you prefer.

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake is a sweet, tart, moist, amazingly delicious cake. Such a bright, happy flavor! - Bake or Break

I first made this Lemon Poppy Seed Cake after receiving multiple requests for a recipe. My version is a simple one-layer cake that’s a little lighter and softer than most other variations. Its big lemon flavor does not disappoint! The cream cheese frosting doesn’t hurt, either.

You'll love the bright, sweet, tart flavor of these Ginger Lemon Hand Pies! - Bake or Break

One of my favorite flavors to pair with lemon is ginger. That little extra zing in these Ginger Lemon Hand Pies just pleases my taste buds! This is another great use of lemon curd, either with or without the ginger. Plus, I just can’t resist mini pies!

Lemon Almond Crumb Bars are far from ordinary with a crumb topping, almonds, and a hint of ginger. - Bake or Break

Three tasty layers are what makes these Lemon Almond Crumb Bars so irresistibly good. From the lemon crust to the lemon filling to the almond crumb topping, it all works together for a pretty fantastic lemon bar!

I hope all you lemon lovers will be inspired to treat yourself to one of these easy lemon desserts