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

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

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


Lemony Apple Dumplings

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


Lemon Cherry Cake

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

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


Lemon Cheesecake

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

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.


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.


Lemon Sparkle Cupcakes

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

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

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


Chocolaty Lemon Meringue Cups

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


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

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

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