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Pucker up for Our Top 10 Sweet/Tart Lemon Desserts

Can you pucker up and smile at the same time? Our most popular lemon desserts will put you to the test with their tongue teasing, sweet/tart flavors.

1. Grandma's Lemon Meringue Pie

"My first attempt at making a lemon meringue pie and it was delicious! Just as the name implies, it tastes just like the ones my Grandma used to make." -- SandyS

Related: Get tips for making light and airy meringues to top all your favorite lemon meringue pie recipes.

2. Lemon Pie Bars

"Best lemon squares I've ever had, and easiest I've ever made. An easy five star for me!" -- Sherri


Lemon Pie Bars

Photo by KGora

Related: Learn how to make the Lemon Cream Cheese Bars everyone loves, and browse all of our lemon pie bar recipes.

3. Lemon Souffle Cheesecake with Blueberry Topping

"I've made this several times and love it every time. I change the toppings with other fruits and berries, but the basic cheesecake recipe is the same every time. I always get rave reviews!" -- samsel


Lemon Souffle Cheesecake

Photo by MsBleu

Related: These simple tips help you make the best cheesecakes, then you can conquer all of our cheesecake recipes.

4. Outrageous Lemon Berry Trifle

"It was delicious and a hit. I will definitely be making it again this summer. Very refreshing. I recommend using sugar-free lemon jello pudding to save on some calories or Not!" -- codenamejag


Outrageous Lemon Berry Trifle

Photo by nantothedob

Related: Check out our very best fruit trifles, and get more recipes for decadent trifles.

5. Lemon Sorbet

"Wow! Light, fresh, and bursting with flavor. For lemon lovers only! I served ours with a float of citron vodka - even better. Perfect for a hot summer night." -- cowgirll


Lemon Sorbet

Photo by Meredith

Related: Find more recipes for refreshing fruit sorbets.

6. Lemon Nut Cookies

"These were really good. Delicate cookies, sort of like a light version of shortbread. I used butter over margarine though, and used all lemon zest as I was looking for as much lemon flavor as possible" -- CC<3's2bake

lemon nut cookies
Photo by CC<3's2bake

Related: Find more delightful lemon cookie recipes.

7. Zesty Lemon Loaf

"This is easily the best lemon loaf I've made! It just needs to be clear that in the glaze, by white sugar, they mean icing sugar (confectioners' sugar). I used just white sugar and after realized the mistake. But it's amazing!" -- ElleDavis


Related: Discover all the delicious ways you can make lemon cake.

8. Tart Lemon Triangles

"I loved it and so did my guests! This is the first time I tried to make a lemon tart and so many recipes call for so many complicated steps but this recipe was simple easy and delicious." -- pattie

9. Lemon Brownies

"Loved them! Nice and tart. The tartness seems more impressive the next day." -- Richard Shupe


Lemon Brownies

Photo by Marianne

10. Perfect Lemon Curd

"I love lemon curd and have never made it at home because I thought it would be too much trouble. Totally easy and came out perfectly (hence the name, I guess). Thanks!" -- SunnyByrd


Perfect Lemon Curd

Photo by Sally

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About Vanessa Greaves

Good food, friends, and fun are always on the menu. Find me as foodelicious on Allrecipes and vanny.gee on Instagram (but only if you don't mind cat pics and cocktails).