Lemon Squares

A refreshing tangy/sweet filling atop a rich buttery shortbread cookie crust.   The shortbread crust is pre-baked, a silky-smooth lemon curd-like filling is poured onto the crust, and the pan gets baked again until the filling is set.  When I’m in need of a quick dessert, Lemon Squares are usually my go to dessert.   … Read moreLemon Squares

Lemon Meringue Pie (Best Ever)

  This recipe comes from the September 1994 Southern Living Magazine. Reminiscent of old-fashioned American diners, this pie never goes out of style; always a classic and always a crowd pleaser.   The pie is bursting with a fresh lemon curd and topped with soft, billowy, creamy, vanilla scented meringue, all sitting on top of a … Read moreLemon Meringue Pie (Best Ever)

Lemon Poppy Seed Cakes

I adore desserts made with lemon, especially since I have a Myer Lemon Tree in my yard.  My children, however,  not  so much.  Over the years I tried to come up with a lemon dessert that they liked – no success – nope, not buying it.  There were times I had just a hint of … Read moreLemon Poppy Seed Cakes