Lemon Desserts for Spring Entertaining

Lemon juice and lemon zest make these tart desserts perfect for a springtime party.

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Blueberry-Lemon Tart

Tyler combines two of spring's most-vibrant flavors with this eye-pleasing tart. Simply add blueberries to your prepared tart shell before pouring on a zesty homemade lemon custard.

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Lemon Yogurt Cake

The Barefoot Contessa's easy loaf cake will usher in springtime brightness with the vibrant flavor of lemon. Whole-milk yogurt and vegetable oil help to keep it moist.

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Fresh Lemon Mousse

Ina decorates this rich yet fluffy lemon mousse with fresh cream and lemon slices for a festive springtime touch. 

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Lemon Meringue Pie

Ree uses pecan shortbread cookies instead of graham crackers for the base of this springy dessert.

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Lemon Poppy Seed Coffee Cake

This simple yet elegant coffee cake works well for breakfast or dessert. The poppy seeds add a special touch that will surprise guests when you serve the first slice.

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Strawberry Lemonade Bars

In these pretty pink bars, the tartness of lemon is accentuated by freeze-dried strawberries, adding a dose of springtime flavor and a rosy hue.

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The Most-Lemony Lemon Bar of All Time

This bar is lemon city! We put lemon zest in the crust, upped the pucker in the filling and put lemon candy on top. It's the bar for the ultimate lemon lover.

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Nonna's Lemon Ricotta Biscuits

Giada's ricotta muffins are sprinkled with sugar and slivered almonds for a sweet take on a morning muffin.

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Lemon Olive Oil Cake

Candying the lemons removes all the bitterness from the fruit. Afterwards, you’re left with a sweet, tart topping for this tasty spring dessert.

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Lemon Pudding with Strawberry Cream

This dessert is as refreshing as it is colorful. To build it, layer strawberries, lemon pudding, strawberry whipped cream and crumbled lemon shortbread cookies.

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