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

Apple Cake with Lemon Sauce

4 reviews

I make this delicious apple cake with the apples we get from a local orchard. Growers here in Ohio produce...


Lemon Curd

2 reviews

I make this for traditional English tea. My guests are so impressed and are amazed how delicious it is!—Gloria Costes,...


Lemony Apple Dumplings

The first time I made this recipe, I was serving guests who had two little daughters. The girls weren't sure...


Tangy Citrus Dressing

The citrus flavor of this dressing will add extra zip to sliced fruit.—Kay Snead, Friona, Texas

Luscious Lemon Fruit Dip

9 reviews

This creamy fruit dip was served at my bridal shower and it was such a hit that now I serve...


Zesty Lemon Curd

7 reviews

There are lemon trees in our backyard, so I'm always on the prowl for new ways to use the fruit....

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...


Quick Lemon Curd

1 review

This special spread is absolutely delightful. It's rich and smooth with a fresh lemon flavor. Sometimes I thicken it a...


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...

Apple Cakes with Lemon Sauce

5 reviews

"Perfect for dessert or brunch, these rich apple mini cakes are irresistible, served with a steaming cup of coffe. I...


Lemon Cheesecake

2 reviews

I love cheesecake. This is a wonderful summertime recipe that seems to go well with whatever main dish my husband...


Lemon Dream Crepes

Need a light dessert idea for a luncheon? With a delicate lemon filling, these crepes are even better than lemon...


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.

Peaches with Lemon Cream

“This is a great treat from the grill," writes Carole R Fraser of North York, Ontario. "It’s easy to prepare...


Lemon Dessert Sauce

While this sauce makes a wonderful topping for angel food cake, it's also great as a glazed for roasted chicken...


Pear Crisp with Lemon Sauce

"Everyone loves the crunchy oat topping and sweet pear filling in this fruity crisp," writes Rachel Franklin from Hockley, Texas.


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.


Lemon Snow Pudding

2 reviews

My mother first served this light and refreshing dessert at a dinner for my brother, his new bride and their...


Lemon Sparkle Cupcakes

7 reviews

Bursting with lemony zing, these cupcakes don't require frosting. In fact, my family prefers the crunchy sugar-and-spice topping. A dear...


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...

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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,...