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Lemon desserts recipes: Cakes, tarts and pies

This collection of dessert recipes honours the delightful fusion of sweet and tart. Lemons are a wonderful addition to many cakes, tarts, pies and slices, and bring a much-welcome kick to cut through the richness of some desserts. We've pulled together all the classics like lemon meringue cake, drizzle cakes and coconut syrup cakes, as well as a few inventive dishes like our lemontons, citrus marshmallows and lemon-sugar dusted doughnuts. Take your pick, you can't go wrong!
Buttery citrus orange and lemon cake
easy lemon cheesecake recipes
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May 30, 2012

Baked lemon cheesecake

Allowing the cheesecake to cool in a turned-off oven helps prevent cracking. Note
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lemon ginger-spice whoopie pies
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January 31, 2010

Lemon ginger-spice whoopie pies

You can use bought lemon curd or lemon butter in this recipe or make your own. To make lemon curd, whisk 2 egg yolks and ¼ cup caster (superfine) sugar in small heatproof bowl until pale and thickened. Whisk in 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind and 2 tablespoons lemon juice, stir over small saucepan […]
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tea infused dessert recipes
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January 31, 1975

Lemon and earl grey chiffon syrup cake

Variation; for an orange blossom and mint tea syrup cake, omit the french earl grey tea in the cake and instead add 1 tablespoon orange blossom water with the lemon juice in step 3. Omit the earl grey syrup and instead make ‘orange blossom and mint tea syrup’. Serve the cake drizzled with syrup. Note
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