I’m a big fan of lemon desserts. There is something so light and cheery about the color and flavors. Meyer lemons are a wonderful seasonal fruit that tastes like sunshine during the cold winter and early spring months. With Easter around the corner, we’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite lemon desserts to inspire your spring menus. You’ll find everything from the world’s best lemon bars to a spectacular cake that includes lemon meringue roses. Check out the slideshow below for each luscious lemon dessert!
Best Lemon Squares 1 of 10Family Kitchen's own Brooke McLay says this is the very best recipe for lemon bars.
Make lemon squares
Meyer Lemon Almond Cake 2 of 10Delightful cake that pairs Meyer lemon and almond flavors.
Make Meyer lemon almond cake
Lemon Coconut Squares 3 of 10Divine cookie bar with a lemon coconut topping on top of a shortbread crust.
Make lemon coconut squares
Lemon Meringue Pie 4 of 10Tried-and-tested family recipe for a classic lemon meringue pie.
Make lemon meringue pie
Meyer Lemon Bread Pudding with Blueberries 5 of 10Meyer lemon and blueberries are a match made in heaven.
Make Meyer lemon bread pudding
Lemon Mini Bundt Cakes 6 of 10Adorable and delicious mini bundt cakes for your brunch table.
Make lemon mini bundt cakes
Lemon Pots de Creme 7 of 10Easy yet lovely dessert perfect for spring by Fine Cooking
Get the recipe at Fine Cooking
Lemon Meringue Roses Celebration Cake 8 of 10Spectacular cake with lemon meringue rose by Zoe Francois of Zoe Bakes.
Make lemon meringue roses
Lemon Thyme Shortbread Bars 9 of 10Sweet and savory shortbread infused with lemon and thyme flavors.
Make lemon thyme shortbread bars
Skinny Mini Meyer Lemon Cheesecake Pie 10 of 10These little pies use reduced fat cream cheese and ricotta so you won't ruin your diet.
Make skinny Meyer lemon cheesecake