Mouthwatering Lemon Curd Desserts and More

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Looking for lemon curd desserts and other lemon recipes? Here is a collection of 35 lemon desserts, including ice cream, cakes, and even some delicious lemon meringue recipes!

35 lemon curd recipes you'll love

Lemons are perfect for any summer treat, and it is so easy to have some variety in the desserts you make, whether that be a lemon brownie, jello cake, or poke cake!


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Expert Tips for Making Lemon Desserts

  • Make it last longer! Lemon Curd can stay fresh in the refrigerator in an air tight container for up to 4 weeks.
  • Incorporate some spice: lemongrass, cardamom, thyme, basil, cilantro, ginger, coriander, nutmeg, and tarragon all pair well with lemon dishes.
  • Substitute lime for lemon! If lemon is not your ideal citrus, lime is the most ideal substitute when it comes to dessert recipes.
  • Make your own: Lemon curd is an easy recipe find a great recipe at Ina Garten.

Lemon Ice Cream and other Frozen Fun with Lemon Curd

These frozen lemon treats are to die for. Find lemon ice cream, frosted lemonade, and so much more below.

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Lemon Ice Cream
My Lemon Ice Cream is refreshing, super creamy and slightly tart making it the perfect comforting snack! The creamiest ice cream you will ever have and it’s only a few ingredients!
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No churn lemon coconut dairy free ice cream on a cone in a dish
No Churn Dairy-Free Lemon Ice Cream
Tart lemon ice cream is sure to cool you off on a hot summer day. This recipe is made with coconut milk, so it’s dairy-free, and you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it!
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Lemon Poppy Seed Ice Cream
The wonderful combination of lemon and poppy seeds in silky smooth ice cream. 
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4 Ingredient Creamy Lemon Popsicles
These 4 ingredient creamy lemon popsicles are a refreshing and healthful treat.
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Frozen Lemonade Gin Cocktail
Frozen Lemonade Gin Cocktail is sweet and tart and possibly the easiest cocktail ever!
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Frosted lemonade in mason jar
Frosted Lemonade
Frosted Lemonade… an easy and delicious way to beat the heat! This simple drink is sure to be a new favorite way to get you through the summer!
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Lemon, Lime, and Orange Margarita
Whether you call this a Whole Fruit Margarita or an Orange, Lemon and Lime Margarita, you're going to call it delicious!!
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No Bake Lemon Cheesecakes and Other Delicious Cakes

These lemon cake recipes will have you coming back for seconds and thirds. Read on to find sponge cake, cheesecake, and even some delicious cupcake recipes!

9 Minute Lemon Cake
Easy 9 Minute Lemon Cake
This 9 Minute Lemon Cake is one of the easiest desserts you can make!
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Lemon Meringue poke cake on a white plate with lemons.
Lemon Meringue Poke Cake
Lemon Meringue Poke Cake is a quick, elegant, refreshing cake that is perfect for any occasion. This recipe always delivers a moist, decadent and impressive cake.
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Lemon Layer cake on cake platter
Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Buttercream
This cake is moist, sweet, buttery, and loaded with fresh lemon.
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No Bake Lemon Cheesecake
This No Bake Lemon Cheesecake is made with lemon juice and zest and no artificial flavors! It sets and slices perfectly and is even great frozen! Includes step by step recipe video.
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Lemon Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting
You’ll love the refreshing zest of citrus flavor in each bite!
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Glazed lemon poppy seed bundt cake on cake platter
Glazed Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake
Sweet, simple, luscious glazed lemon poppy seed Bundt cake to bring sunshine to even the coldest of days.
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Lemon Jello Cheesecake
This easy lemon jello cheesecake is completely no-bake and perfect for summer! You’ll love the tangy, creamy filling and graham cracker crust.
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Blackberry lemon sponge cake roll
Blackberry Lemon Sponge Cake Roll
This melt-in-your-mouth fluffy and moist Blackberry Lemon Sponge Cake Roll is easier than you think! The cake batter has just 4 ingredients and the whipped blackberry frosting is ridiculously simple to make.
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Lemon Cheesecake with raspberry sauce and lemon garnish
Lemon Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce
This lemon cheesecake is smooth and creamy with a crunchy graham cracker crust and delicious lemon flavor. Then it’s topped with raspberry sauce for the perfect flavor combo.
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Lemon Meringue Recipes

Lemon Meringue Madness! Read on to find a variety of lemon meringue dishes: pies, cakes, cookies, and more!

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Classic Lemon Meringue Pie
This is the perfect lemon meringue pie! With a delicious homemade pie crust, tart and smooth lemon filling, and a fluffy toasted meringue topping, it’s impossible to resist.
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Lemon Meringue Cookies
These easy Lemon Meringue Cookies are made from egg whites whisked into a stiff meringue and baked until they are slightly crunchy on the outside and soft in the middle.
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Keto Lemon Meringue Pie
If you’re looking for an easy, healthy pie for spring or summer, this keto lemon meringue pie is it.
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Lemon Meringue Pie Bars
These lemon meringue pie bars are to die for! The crust and the meringue help to balance the tart of the lemon; plus, I never turn down pie.
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Skinny lemon meringue poke cake
Skinny Lemon Meringue Poke Cake
Starts with a cake mix or scratch vanilla cake, this poke cake is covered in homemade lemon curd (or use store bought for a shortcut) and easy meringue — a great light dessert for Spring or Summer!
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Lemon Meringue Cupcakes
These lemon meringue cupcakes are so lemony and fresh! Like the pie, the cupcakes are piled high with meringue frosting. You’ll want to make these lemon meringue cupcakes all spring and summer long! 
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Lemon Brownies and Other Sweet Treats from Lemon Curd

These lemon pancakes and other desserts are mouth-wateringly delicious! Find brownies, muffins, and delicious cookies!

lemon orange poppyseed muffins stacked on top of one another
Orange Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
These orange lemon poppy seed muffins are a twist on the original lemon version. Soft on the inside, slight crisp on the outside. And full of flavorful citrus! 
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Starbucks Lemon Loaf
Starbucks Lemon Loaf has that citrus kick of lemon that just wakes up your taste buds and has them begging for more.
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Blueberry Lemon Cookies with blueberries scattered around.
Blueberry Lemon Cookies
Blueberry Lemon Cookies couldn't be more perfect for summer! These muffin top like cookies will instantly become a family favorite.
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Lemon Pancakes with Blueberry Compote on a white dish with powdered sugar.
Lemon Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce
Lemon Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce are the perfect breakfast when you want something a little special for your family.
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Gluten Free Lemon Brownies with Lemonade Icing
These incredible Gluten Free Lemon Brownies are topped with creamy lemonade icing. They are decadent, flavorful, and so easy to make!
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Fudgy Lemon Brownies on a tray
Fudgy Lemon Brownies
A lemon-y twist on an old classic!
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Fluffy Lemon blueberry biscuits with a honey lemon glaze on a cutting board
Lemon Blueberry Biscuits with Lemon Honey Glaze
These fluffy Lemon Blueberry Biscuits with Lemon Honey Glaze are ready to rock your breakfast and brunch routine with a whole lot of delicious flavor!
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Blueberry lemon blondies tray
Blueberry Lemon Blondies
These blueberry lemon blondies are light, fluffy, and bursting with juicy blueberries and bright lemon flavor. The divine bars feature an amazing combination of buttery, crisp edges and a soft, thick center drizzled with a dreamy simple lemon glaze. 
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Lavender Lemon Muffins
You will love these sophisticated lavender lemon muffins!
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Lemon Pecan Sandwich Cookies
These Lemon Pecan Sandwich Cookies are bright, buttery and decadent.  They are quickly becoming one of my favorite cookie recipes.
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No Bake Lemon Tartlets - these easy tarts are one of my favorite no bake desserts
No Bake Lemon Tartlets
These Lemon Tartlets are one of my favorite easy no-bake pies.  They take minutes to whip up and are always a hit.
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Dreamy Lemon Curd Trifle
If you love quick easy dessert recipes, then you will love this Dreamy Lemon Curd Trifle!
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Lemon Curd
Store-bought lemon curd doesn’t even deserve to share the same name as homemade. This from-scratch lemon curd is deliciously tangy, creamy, and sweet. 
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