Top 10 Lemon Recipe Ideas – Easy Lemon Slice Recipes and the Best Lemon Dessert Recipes Ever 0
Delicious, Quick & Easy Lemon Recipes
Get your hands on a few lemons for some fantastic, zesty and refreshing meals to serve the family. No need to worry if you are not Gordon Ramsey or you have no idea how to use lemons in cooking, that is what we are here for! We have made a quick top 10 of the best of the best quick and simple lemon recipes.
1. Baked Lemon Pudding
“I love this recipe because it works, and is the perfect dessert for any dinner party.” – Sandrale Gros
Starting off the list is an all time favorite. The baked lemon pudding is a lovely dessert that can complete any meal wonderfully. If you are planning on a little get together with family and friends then treat them to this delightful dessert.
Preparing Time: 15 minutes & Cooking Time: 45 minutes
2. Fastest Ever Lemon Pudding
“Can't believe how nice this was from a microwave!!” -Rubydiamanda
Need a delicious dessert but have little time to actually prepare something for the family or guests? Why not try this super easy lemon pudding recipe that can literally be done in minutes.
This pudding can be done in under 10 minutes using a microwave and is a great back-up pudding for dinner or parties. It needs lemon curd which you can buy but it just so happens we have a delicious recipe for next.
Preparing Time: 5 minutes & Cooking Time: 4 minutes
3. Quick and Easy Lemon Curd
“The absolute best lemon curd I have ever tasted. And, so easy! We will NEVER buy jarred lemon curd again.” - Stephdmarsh
This takes a different approach to preparing lemon curd and the results speak for themselves. It only takes 10 minutes to prepare the curd when using a microwave and 20 minutes when using a stove top. You will need to allow four hours for refrigeration to let it firm up.
Cooking Time: 10 minutes & Cooling Time: 4 hours
4. Lemon Ricotta Granita
“I have made it countless times and it is always well received.” - Jannabanana
Here’s one lemon recipe that is guaranteed to be a huge hit in the summer. The ricotta is boosted by the zesty lemons to deliver a wonderfully refreshing taste.
This is a nice way to top off a meal, just remember to prepare it in advance as it is best served exceptionally cold.
Preparing Time: 20 minutes & Freeze Time: 5 hours
5. Lemon Sorbet
“My husband and I made a large batch of this sorbet. We don't have a ice cream maker, but it turned out great.“ - Mkretch
Lemon sorbet is a wonderfully refreshing way to cleanse the pallet after a big meal and you can have your kids help out with this one as the steps are pretty simple.
It only takes a couple of minutes to prepare but the refrigeration will take some time so do prepare this highly delicious and classic dessert in advance.
Preparing Time: 15 minutes & Freeze Time: 1 day
6. Decadent No Bake Easy Lemon Bars with Gingersnap Crust
“My wife says I need to make these for her…… sounds easy enough for a guy I guess. Thanks, we both love lemon.” – Peculiarseth
An alternate take on an all time favorite dessert, this one needs no baking and is extremely easy to make. You will need to prepare both the curd and lemon bars here but both are nice and simple. Surprise the family with this delicious dessert!
Preparing Time: 30 minutes
7. Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf
““Wonderful recipe! I baked mine in a bundt pan and sifted some powdered sugar on top. My girls loved it!” - Mischiefsgril
This loaf delivers a nice, natural lemon ping and could also be served as muffins. Fluffy and full of flavor this recipe uses poppy seeds to enhance the taste and add texture. Another easy to make lemon recipe that can be served as a dessert or a snack.
Quick tip: Use aluminum foil to help maintain its moisture as well as make cleaning up faster.
8. Lemon Slice Recipe
“I have made this many times and love it.” - kienoonan
This lemon slice recipe is extremely easy to follow and uses ingredients most people keep in the kitchen. Your kids will adore these blocks of refreshing snacks and you can also serve them as desserts.
Preparation is simple and will pose no difficulty even for beginners.
9. Super Easy Lemon Tart
“I love this recipe. It's really foolproof and the end result is delicious. It's quick, tasty and guests always ask for seconds- what more can you ask for?” - Rachm
Need a sure fire success for your dessert? Check out this lemon tart recipe. This one is best served chilled so be sure to prepare this a couple of hours in advance so your family can reap the full benefits of your ninja kitchen skills.
Preparing Time: 15 minutes & Cooking Time: 10 minutes
10. Candied Lemon Peel
“I didn't have a problem at all with this recipe, and the lemon simple syrup that is left over is wonderful for lemon drop cocktails!” - Isara
Looking for something extremely delicious and refreshing to become garnishing for your cake or maybe a party snack? Try out this super simple candied lemon peel recipe. The prep time is short but there is some wait time while boiling water - it's a good recipe to do while pottering around the kitchen doing other things.
Preparation is simple with this one. Use a veg peeler to get the peel, boil it in water a few times, simmer in sugar water and toss in sugar. There you have it, a delicious topping or side treat for family and friends.
Preparing Time: 10 minutes & Cooking Time: 1 hour