Lemon Sauce Recipes

Add a citrus and tangy bite to your favorite desserts with our lemon sauce and lemon curd recipes. Pro tip: they’re incredible with cheesecake and gingerbread!

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Lemon Rhubarb Tube Cake

2 reviews

For a taste of summer, try this dessert. The cake's fresh lemon flavor and tart rhubarb topping are so refreshing. —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas

Lemon Butter Spread

5 reviews

My grandmother, who was a great cook, brought this recipe with her from England. I use it as a spread...


Lemon Cherry Cake

2 reviews

Our family loves cherries, so this cake is the perfect way to end any meal. The combination of sweet cherries...


Pear-Pecan Crisp with Lemon Sauce

"Pear-adise on a plate" is a great way to describe this fruity crisp. A lovely lemon custard sauce tastefully tops...


Blueberry Pudding with Lemon Cream Sauce

"THIS IS my favorite part of my favorite meal! The 'pudding' really bakes up as a cake, but the delicious...

Gingerbread Cake with Lemon Sauce

Our Test Kitchen updated this moist, delicious classic with a zippy lemon sauce that complements the cake's delicate ginger flavor.


Lemonade Pie with Blueberry Sauce

1 review

Happy endings double with this delightful, four-serving lemon pie created by our Test Kitchen. Enjoy half now and freeze the...

Blood Orange Curd

Blood oranges give this curd a unique color. Use it as a substitute for lemon curd.


Blueberry Lemon Crepes

2 reviews

My daughter, Dena, is the real cook in our family, and she's always trying new recipes and encouraging me to...


Lemon Mascarpone Cheesecake

This is a beautiful treat for Easter because of its light color and mild lemon flavor. Friends and family enjoy...


Meringue Shells with Lemon Curd

3 reviews

We love a dazzling dessert of meringue shells filled with sunny lemon curd. It’s sweet and tart, crunchy and fluffy....

Lemon Mint Curd

I like to "dress up" ordinary recipes with my fresh, homegrown herbs. This minty lemon curd is a family favorite!...


Chocolaty Lemon Meringue Cups

Homemade tart lemon curd balances the light meringue cups and rich chocolate ganache in these individual desserts. —Taste of Home...


Marinated Oranges

1 review

This flavorful fruit was actually the topping in a cake recipe. But I didn't want all the calories or fat...


Rhubarb Cake with Lemon Sauce

7 reviews

“This is our all-time favorite rhubarb recipe. I think it tastes best when both the cake and sauce are warm,...


Lemon Strawberry Shortcake

Add lemon peel to the shortcake batter and the butter to give traditional shortcake a bit of zip. That extra...

Quicker Lemon Angel Food Supreme

3 reviews

Boxed angel food cake speeds prep time but retains the cake's home-baked taste. And the no-cook version of sauce uses...


Almond-Lemon Pound Cake

4 reviews

This lemon-almond cake is the first cake I learned to make more than 30 years ago, and it’s still a...