Lemons are available throughout the year and are undoubtedly good for your health. You don’t need a reason to add the sweet and sour flavor of lemon, the next time you make a dessert. Here are some mouth-watering lemon dessert ideas you can try.
Lemon Dessert Ideas – Lemon Bars
These classic lemon bars have soft butter bread crust and a tangy lemon twist baked into perfection.
First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Alongside, blend softened butter, 2 cups flour, and 1/2 cup sugar together in a bowl.
Pour this mixture properly into an ungreased pan.
Bake this in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes until it is firm and golden.
Whisk together the remaining 1 1/2 cups of sugar and 1/4 cup of flour along with 4 eggs and lemon juice from 2 lemons. Pour it over the baked crust.
Bake for another 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Let it cool.
After both pans have cooled, cut them into uniform squares and arrange them. Your lemon bars are ready to serve!
Lemon Dessert Ideas – Lemon Pudding Cake
These special lemon pudding cakes are a texture fantasy, surprisingly easy to make yet wonderfully tasty to eat.
Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a baking dish.
Beat butter, granulated sugar, and egg yolks in a bowl until the mixture is light and fluffy. Then add flour, milk, and lemon juice to the mixture and mix it thoroughly.
In another bowl beat egg whites until stiff. Mix one-third of the whites to the lemon mixture and then fold in the remaining whites until mixed properly.
Transfer this mixture to the prepared baking dish and place the dish in a roasting pan. Add enough boiling water to the roasting pan and place it in the preheated oven and bake it for about 35 to 40 minutes until light golden brown
Decorate it and your tasty lemon pudding cake is ready to serve.
Lemon Dessert Ideas – Lemon Thyme Cookies
These earthy, tangy lemon cookie bites serve as the best snacks for you and your family.
Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
In another bowl beat butter and sugar until it is light and fluffy. Then beat in thyme and 2 teaspoons lemon zest, then egg and vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture and mix it.
Shape the dough as desired and wrap it between 2 sheets of waxed paper and freeze it for 20 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line the baking sheets with parchment paper.
Slice the dough accordingly and place it on the prepared sheets.
Bake it by rotating the position of baking sheets halfway through, until cookies are light golden brown for 10 to 12 minutes.
Let it cool.
In a bowl, mix sugar, lemon juice and remaining lemon zest and use it to decorate the cookies. Garnish it with some thyme and your cookies are ready to be served.
These mouth watering tangy lemon desserts are easy to prepare, will zest up your meals and serve as a wow-worthy after dinner snack.