Brighten the dreariest day with these mouthwatering lemon recipes.
From zesty pastas to tangy lemon chicken to sunny layer cakes, we have so many delicious options for lemon lovers.
Recipe: Lemon Chicken
This elegant meal comes together in 30 minutes or less and can be paired with your favorite side dish, from rice to vegetables to roasted potatoes.
Lemon Sherbet Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting
Perfect for a birthday (or baby shower, or graduation party…), these sunny cupcakes are one of test kitchen professional Pam Lolley’s most delicious creations.
Recipe: Lemon Tiramisu
We gave the classic make-ahead dinner party dessert a bright and tangy makeover with homemade lemon curd instead of coffee and chocolate. Be sure to use soft ladyfingers, found in the bakery section
Lemon Cheese Layer Cake
Recipe: Lemon Cheese Layer Cake
In this showstopping cake, layers of lemon curd and soft lemon cake are covered in rich lemon-orange buttercream. Make this for your favorite lemon lover and prepare to be showered with compliments.
Lemon-Rosemary-Garlic Chicken and Potatoes
Capers, fresh rosemary, and lemon juice liven up inexpensive chicken legs. The entire meal cooks on a single roasting pan, melds the flavors together beautifully and saves you precious clean up time.
Sweet Tea and Lemonade Cake
Recipe: Sweet Tea and Lemonade Cake
If you love the tangy-sweet flavor of an Arnold Palmer, you’ll love this easy sheet cake. Topped with Lemonade Frosting and lemon slices, it’s a perfect for summer parties and birthdays.
Citrus Pull-Apart Bread
Recipe: Citrus Pull-Apart Bread
This recipe makes two gorgeous, citrus glazed loaves. Keep one for breakfast or tea and give one to a friend.
Grilled Chicken and Toasted Couscous Salad with Lemon-Buttermilk Dressing
A lemon-buttermilk dressing is the star of this hearty pasta salad with asparagus and grilled chicken.
Lemon-Lime Pound Cake
Recipe: Lemon-Lime Pound Cake
We gave the old-fashioned 7-Up Cake a fresh new look and flavor with loads of fresh lemon and lime zest.
Green Bean Pasta Salad with Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette
This bright and fresh recipe combines a tangy bean salad and comforting pasta dish. Serve it as a tasty side dish at a summer potluck, or as a satisfying but light entrée.
Lemon-Buttermilk Icebox Pie
Recipe: Lemon-Buttermilk Icebox Pie
You’ll love the ease of this simple icebox pie, but you’ll also love the contrast of the smooth lemony filling with the juicy Lemon-Blueberry Topping.
Recipe: Lemon Meltaways
These delicate, melt-in-your-mouth cookies will disappear as quickly as they come together. Thankfully each recipe makes more than three dozen!
Cast-Iron Chicken Piccata
Recipe: Cast-Iron Chicken Piccata
Your good old cast-iron skillet is the perfect non-stick pan to whip up this classic chicken dish. It’s impressive enough for company but fast enough to make on a weeknight.
Lemon Veggies and Pasta
Recipe: Lemon Veggies and Pasta
This simple vegetarian supper is full of bright flavors and crisp textures from al dente vegetables.
Roasted Salmon with Lemon and Dill
A few lemon slices and a handful of dill perk up a simple salmon supper.