22 irresistible lemon desserts to brighten your day! From classic lemon bars to lemon-chocolate cake, these recipes will bring joy to every lemon lover.

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We can’t get enough of these lemon desserts—they’re like pure sunshine on a plate! Each recipe is bursting with zesty, citrusy goodness. Whether you’re throwing a summer party or simply in the mood for something sweet, there’s a lemony treat here that’ll brighten your day.

Lemon Cheesecake Dessert Dip by Northern Yum

Lemon Cheesecake Dip

A light and fluffy lemon cheesecake dip with just 4 ingredients that pairs perfectly with Nilla wafers, fruit, graham crackers, or pretzels. Ideal for spring and summer gatherings.
-by Northern Yum

Lemon Raspberry Cookies by Forked Spoon

Lemon Raspberry Cookies

Enjoy the flavors of spring with these lemon raspberry cookies! They have a soft, fluffy texture and a delicious mix of zesty lemon and ripe raspberries. Super easy to make, their buttery, fruity flavor is a hit with everyone!
-by The Forked Spoon

Lemon Dump Cake by The Slow Roasted Italian

Lemon Dump Cake

A delightfully easy lemon cake with just 4 ingredients. You simply ‘dump’ them into a 9×13 and bake. This recipe is so easy and great for last-minute guests when you need a quick dessert.
-by The Slow Roasted Italian

Lemon Cheesecake by Slow Roasted Italian

Lemon Cheesecake

This lemon cheesecake is pure bliss! It has a creamy filling, a buttery crust, and a lemon curd topping. Every bite is a burst of citrus joy! It’s a showstopper dessert perfect for any occasion.
-by The Slow Roasted Italian

Chocolate Lemon Cake by Lane and Grey Fare

Chocolate Lemon Cake

Chocolate lemon cake is a yummy surprise! It’s light and airy with a touch of lemon but still rich and chocolatey. If you love lemon and chocolate, you’ve got to try this cake.
-by Lane & Grey Fare

Lemon Bars by Strength and Shine

Easy Lemon Bars

Delicious gluten-free, egg-free lemon bars. This recipe features a simple shortbread crust made with dairy-free ingredients, topped with a sweet and tangy lemon filling. It’s the perfect dessert for spring or summer that everyone can enjoy.
-by Strength & Sunshine

Lemon Trifle by Nona Kneads to Bake

Lemon Lovers Trifle

This lemon trifle has layers of lemon cake, lemon curd, and lemon Bavarian cream. Perfect for parties, as it delights lemon enthusiasts, creates a stunning presentation, and serves a large crowd.
-by Nina Kneads to Bake

Fudgy Lemon Brownies by Nina Kneads to Bake

Fudgy Lemon Brownies

Get ready to devour these irresistible fudgy lemon brownies with a tangy glaze that’ll keep you coming back for more! They have the perfect chewy brownie texture you won’t be able to resist.
-by Nina Kneads to Bake

Lemon Blueberry Cookies by Bless This Meal

Lemon Blueberry Cookies

Taste the amazing blend of zesty lemon and juicy blueberries in these soft and chewy lemon blueberry cookies. They’re incredibly soft and packed with a refreshing citrus taste. Once you start, you won’t be able to stop.
-by Bless This Meal

Lemon Poppyseed Cupcakes by Lemon Blueberry Cookies by Bless This Meal

Lemon Poppyseed Cupcakes

Lemon poppyseed cupcakes are moist, fluffy, and topped with creamy lemon frosting. These cupcakes are like a burst of sunshine! They’re so fresh and tangy and brighten up any occasion.
-by Bless This Meal

Limoncello Cake by Enzas Quail Hollow Kitchen

Limoncello Mascarpone Cake

This cake is a lemon lover’s dream come true! Layers of tender limoncello cake are topped with a light mascarpone cream and a sweet-tart lemon curd. It’s a lemony paradise waiting to be devoured!
-by Enza’s Quail Hollow Kitchen

Lemon Ricotta Cookies by Enzas Quail Hollow Kitchen

Lemon Ricotta Cookies

If you’re crazy about lemons, you’ve got to try whipping up these ricotta cookies pronto! They’re so moist, light, and bursting with lemony goodness. Plus, they’re so simple to make and perfect for any occasion.
-by Enza’s Quail Hollow Kitchen

Lavender Lemon Cake by Live to Sweet

Lavender Lemon Cake

This lavender lemon cake has two layers of light, moist lemon cake with a smooth and silky lavender buttercream! It’s like a dreamy blend of zesty lemon and delicate floral notes, all wrapped up in delicious, melt-in-your-mouth goodness.
-by Live to Sweet

Raspberry Lemon Cheesecake by Live to Sweet

Raspberry Lemonade Cheesecake

Raspberry lemon cheesecake is a delightful combination of textures and flavors! The creamy lemon cheesecake is marbled with a homemade raspberry sauce and nestled in a classic graham cracker crust.
-by Live to Sweet

Lemon Crumb Cake by Garlic and Zest

Lemon Crumb Cake

This lemon crumb cake is swirled with fresh strawberries and topped with cinnamon crumb. It works as a coffee cake, snack cake, or Springy dessert. The flavors? Absolutely incredible!
-by Garlic and Zest

Mini Lemon Tarts by Garlic and Zest

Mini Lemon Tarts

Lemon tarts are perfect for parties and get-togethers! They’re so small and cute, just right for popping in your mouth in one bite. Plus, they look absolutely gorgeous and add a festive touch to any gathering.
-by Garlic and Zest

Lemon Drizzle Cupcakes by Chef Not Required

Lemon Drizzle Cupcakes

These delightful lemon drizzle cupcakes are like little bites of sunshine! They’re sweet, fluffy, and drizzled with lemon syrup—an absolute treat for anyone who loves the refreshing taste of lemon!
-by Chef Not Required

Blueberry Lemon Pancakes by Quiche My Grits

Blueberry Lemon Pancakes

Kickstart your morning with fluffy blueberry lemon pancakes that are ready in just 30 minutes! You’ll love the tart lemon flavor mixed with sweet, juicy blueberries in every single bite.
-by Quiche My Grits

Lemon Butter Pie by The View From Great Island

Lemon Butter Pie

Lemon butter pie is an easy (almost) no-bake icebox pie made with a graham cracker crust and rich lemon filling. It’s the most delicious pie with a big lemon flavor—you just have to taste to believe!
-by The View from Great Island

Lemon Olive Oil Cake  by The View From Great Island

Lemon Olive Oil Cake

Lemon olive oil cake (made with olive oil instead of butter) is a moist and tender cake with a surprisingly bright lemon flavor. This cake delivers a tart, lemony flavor you will love.
-by The View from Great Island

Lemon Blueberry Cookies by Pastry and Beyond

Lemon Blueberry Cookies

These yummy lemon blueberry cookies are soft and refreshing. Prepare the cookie dough in less than 15 minutes, bake for 12 minutes, and you have a deliciously sweet lemon treat!
-by Pastry and Beyond

Lemon Loaf by Pastry and Beyond

Lemon Loaf

This lemon loaf is deliciously soft and moist and topped with a 2 ingredient glaze. The recipe has simple steps and a delicious result. It’s the perfect sweet addition to spring and summer breakfasts and brunches.
-by Pastry and Beyond

Which of these lemony delights will you try first? Whether you’re hosting a summer party or simply craving a citrusy treat, these recipes promise to add a burst of sunshine to any occasion.

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