Baking & Desserts

Luscious lemon dessert recipes

Author: Canadian Living

Baking & Desserts

Luscious lemon dessert recipes

After winter’s muted dark and sultry flavours, bright lemon recipe flavours awaken taste buds. Here are lemony dessert recipes that are showstoppers for entertaining but uncomplicated to prepare.

Cheesecake
With a sunny mirror like top, our glorious Lemon Shimmer Cheesecake recipe shines in both looks and taste. Make sure to use full-fat cream cheese and sour cream to create the lusciously smooth texture and to balance the tart lemon flavour.

Lemon Meringue Pie - includes step-by-step images

A lemon classic, this Lemon Meringue Pie recipe has the ultimate flaky pastry and tangy lemon filling under a dazzling cloud of fluffy meringue that's either swirled into a spiral or puffed into peaks.

Panna Cotta

Our Lemon Buttermilk Panna Cotta recipe is a deliciously delicate and elegant dessert. The bonus here is that they can be made up to two days in advance

Rice Pudding
This treatment of White Chocolate, Lemon Rice Pudding with Cranberry Compote turns an ever-popular homey favourite - rice pudding - into an upscale treat. Try using dried sour cherries instead of cranberries in the compote for a delicious change.

Sorbet
Lemon Sorbet Cups are a refreshing low fat treat – or, served in hollowed out lemon cups, there are dramatic make-ahead dessert for entertaining,   

Pudding Cake
Both the cake and the cream for Lemon Pudding Cakes with Marbled Raspberry Cream can be made ahead of time. Serve the cakes in their dishes or let them cool for 5 minutes, then run a knife around the edge and invert onto serving plates.

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