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 Dessert Sauce

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


    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...


    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

    4 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...


    Chocolaty Lemon Meringue Cups

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

    Luscious Lemon Fruit Dip

    5 reviews

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


    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

    5 reviews

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


    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...

    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...


    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 Curd

    2 reviews

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


    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...


    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...

    Lemon Strawberry Shortcake

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


    Blueberry Lemon Crepes

    1 review

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


    Lemon Dream Crepes

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


    Rhubarb Cake with Lemon Sauce

    6 reviews

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


    Lemon Mascarpone Cheesecake

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


    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 Cheesecake

    2 reviews

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


    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.

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    Contest-Winning Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce

    5 reviews

    I asked my mother-in-law for this recipe once I learned it's my husband's favorite. Now I bake it whenever he...


    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...


    Apple Cakes with Lemon Sauce

    4 reviews

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


    Tangy Citrus Dressing

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


    Lemon Mint Curd

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


    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....