Lemon recipes

This tangy citrus fruit will perk up any dish, sweet or savoury. Choose from one of our zesty recipes including a chilled lemon soufflé, homemade lemonade, a zingy lemon tart and even a gorgeous risotto.

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Easy lemon drizzle loaf cake

Classic cake recipes

Easy lemon drizzle loaf cake

A zesty, syrup-drenched sponge with a sugar crust is our go-to teatime bake. This timeless...

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St Clement’s squares

Afternoon tea recipes

St Clement’s squares

It’s simple but delectable: a soft shortbread-like base with a zingy citrus topping melding into...

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Lemon fluff with limoncello cream

Italian dessert recipes

Lemon fluff with limoncello cream

This is Darina Allen’s family recipe for a lovely and light lemon pudding topped with...

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Sussex pond pudding

British puddings

Sussex pond pudding

This Sussex pond pudding is made with a crusty steamed suet pastry which encases a...

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Chilled lemon soufflé

Make-ahead dessert recipes

Chilled lemon soufflé

This make-ahead lemon soufflé recipe is easier than it looks but you don’t have to...

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Lemon curd cheesecake

Cheesecake recipes

Lemon curd cheesecake

Bring a little sunshine into your life with Simmone Logue’s lemon curd cheesecake recipe – crammed...

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Lemon rice

Lemon recipes

Lemon rice

This lemon rice is light, fresh and it’s quick to make. Enjoy it as part...

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Frozen lemon and blueberry mousse cake

Frozen dessert recipes

Frozen lemon and blueberry mousse cake

The lemon cake to end all lemon cakes – we’ve layered sponge with sweet-tart lemon...

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Italian lemon pudding

Italian lemon pudding

In Italy this dessert is known as ‘sbriciolata alla crema di limoni’. The literal translation...

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Baked lemon curd syrup sponges with brandy custard

Make-ahead dessert recipes

Baked lemon curd syrup sponges with brandy custard

We’ve given these dainty sponges a little grown-up treatment with a slug of brandy, a...

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Lemon mousse with candied lemon

Make-ahead summer dessert recipes

Lemon mousse with candied lemon

Serve this citrusy, creamy light-as-air lemon mousse in stemmed glasses for an easy, yet impressive...

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Lemon curd meringue tarts

Sweet tart recipes

Lemon curd meringue tarts

Smooth, zesty filling encased in crisp pastry and topped with stiff meringue kisses – this...

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Lemon curd

Lemon curd

The perfect harmony of sweet and tart – serve this sunshine yellow curd for breakfast...

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Lemon sugar cube scones

Scone recipes

Lemon sugar cube scones

Take afternoon tea to the next level – Rebecca Sullivan’s scones are topped with lemon-soaked...

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James Martin’s classic lemon drizzle cake

Mother's Day recipes

James Martin’s classic lemon drizzle cake

James Martin’s easy lemon drizzle cake recipe, taken from his cookbook Sweet, is perfect for afternoon...

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Frozen yogurt with lemon and passion fruit curd

Frozen dessert recipes

Frozen yogurt with lemon and passion fruit curd

This tropical frozen yogurt recipe comes served with crispy shards of buttery biscuits – a...

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Lemon and strawberry viennese whirls

Biscuit recipes

Lemon and strawberry viennese whirls

Icing and strawberry jam are sandwiched between melt-in-the-mouth biscuits in this must-make afternoon tea recipe....

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Herb and lemon risotto with parma ham crumbs

Quick Italian midweek meal recipes

Herb and lemon risotto with parma ham crumbs

A fresh and zingy risotto recipe that is full of flavour but made with very...

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Baked lemon cheesecake

Baked cheesecake recipes

Baked lemon cheesecake

This baked lemon cheesecake recipe has been adapted from Eliza Acton’s cookbook, published in 1845....

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Couscous with preserved lemons

Lemon recipes

Couscous with preserved lemons

This zesty Moroccan side dish of couscous with preserved lemons will add instant flavour to any...

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Lemon and pistachio battenberg

Afternoon tea recipes

Lemon and pistachio battenberg

This battenberg cake recipe has a beautiful hit of lemon to cut through the sweetness.

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Cardamom churros with lemon curd dipping sauce

Lemon recipes

Cardamom churros with lemon curd dipping sauce

Churros is a Spanish classic but the lemon and cardamom in this recipe gives it...

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Lemon and lavender possets

Lemon recipes

Lemon and lavender possets

This easy recipe for lemon and lavender possets takes only 5 minutes to prepare.

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Berry and lemon curd bread and butter pudding

British puddings

Berry and lemon curd bread and butter pudding

This shortcut bread and butter pudding recipe is made with berries and lemon curd for...

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