Lighten Up with These 10 Lemon Recipes

April 7th, 2017 by Desiree Smith

10 Lemon Recipes | Wilton Cake Decorating Blog
Brighten up your baking with one of these tangy lemon recipes!


1. Lemon Poppy seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream

Lemon and poppy seeds are combined for a cake with a light, refreshing flavor and then topped with a zesty lemon buttercream frosting. A simple piped border of large pulled dots makes it as pretty as it is delicious. Get the recipe here.

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream | Wilton Cake Decorating

2. Lemon Blueberry Poppy Seed Cake

Sunshiny lemon curd layered with moist lemon poppy seed cake and juicy blueberries burst with wonderful flavor bite after bite. Get the recipe here.

Lemon Blueberry Poppy Seed Cake | Wilton Cake Decorating

3. Lemon Basil DOUGHNUTS

Meyer lemons are slightly sweeter than regular lemons, and have almost an orange-like note. These soft, cakey doughnuts capture that true essence. The doughnuts are ensconced in a thin glaze with the faint whisper of fresh, herbal basil. It’s a refreshing combination, perfect with a cup of tea. Get the recipe here.

Lemon Basil Doughnuts | Wilton Cake Decorating

4. LEMON PISTACHIO BLONDIES

After tasting these lemon and pistachio blondies once, you’ll find any excuse to make them again and again. Chopped pistachios say “hi!” with nuttiness and crunch. Get the recipe here.

Lemon Pistachio Blondies | Wilton Cake Decorating

5. LAYERED BLUEBERRY LEMON PAVLOVA

This layered blueberry pavlova is a delicate, sweet dessert made from meringue, fresh fruit, and fresh whipped cream. It’s easy to make, but looks impressive. Get the recipe and how-to here.

Layered Lemon Blueberry Pavlova | Wilton Cake Decorating

6. LEMON, PEACH AND BASIL TART

A playful twist on lemon meringue pie, this tart’s crust is laced with Fresh Basil Flavor from the Treatology Flavor System for an unexpected herbal note. The Juicy Peach filling adds an unexpected punch of fresh flavor, that pairs perfectly with the tart flavor. Tartness balanced with Sweet Meyer Lemon flavor in the fluffy topping creates a combination of flavors that tastes just like summer. Get the recipe here.

Lemon, Peach and Basil Tart | Wilton Cake Decorating

7. LEMON LAVENDER CUPCAKES

The perfect balance of floral lavender and citrusy lemon blend together for a deliciously moist cupcake that’s perfect for Sunday tea, a ladies lunch or an afternoon treat. Get the recipe here.

Lavender Lemon Cupcakes | Wilton Cake Decorating

8. LEMON BLUEBERRY MINI FLUTED CAKES

These quick and easy mini fluted cakes are packed with lemon flavor and topped with a sweet glaze. Get the recipe here.

Lemon Blueberry Mini Fluted Tube Cakes | Wilton Cake Decorating

9. LEMON BASIL CAKE

Lemon is a go-to when you want sunny, bright flavor in baked treats. Basil, an unexpected but welcome flavor in cakes, cookies and cupcakes that mirrors the brightness of lemon. In combination, these flavor infusions create a Lemon Basil Cake that is certainly the freshest flavor combination of the season. Get the recipe here.

Lemon Basil Cake | Wilton Cake Decorating

10. SWEET MEYER LEMON POUND CAKE

You’ll want to savor every bite of this delicious classic pound cake bursting with fresh Sweet Meyer Lemon flavor. This timeless dessert recipe, with a signature succulent cake and flowing lemon glaze, is even more delicious served with a dollop of yogurt or a scoop of ice cream, or served simply by the slice any time of day; morning, noon or night. Get the recipe here.

Sweet Meyer Lemon Pound Cake2

Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

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