Pucker Up for These Sweet-Tart Lemon Desserts
2024/02/15

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If you're a fan of all things sweet tart, you're not alone! Ree Drummond loves her lemon desserts, especially come springtime. "Lemons are year-round, but they always seem so springy to me," she says. From lemon blueberry cake to no-bake lemon cheesecake, these citrusy treats will take you from to summer and beyond. And with sunny season around the corner, these lemon desserts are sure to add a bright and cheery element to your , , , or any .

Whether you're making , surprising a friend with a batch of homemade sweet rolls, or simply looking to add some zing to your day, your plans should definitely involve one of these delicious lemon dessert recipes.

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Ree's got recipes for lemon pound cake, lemon meringue pie, and lemon bars that will become staples on your baking list for years to come. They'll be like a slice of pure sunshine no matter what season it is!

A few quick tips before you start baking: If a recipe calls for lemon juice, press and roll your lemons against the counter first before you halve and squeeze them—this will help you get the most juice out of them! And if your recipe calls for juice and zest, make sure to zest first. Taking the rind off a whole fruit versus a squished half is so much easier. Happy baking, fellow lemon lovers!

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