Take your path towards a scrumptious lemon dessert recipe

There could be no better way to end up you fall or summer evening meals than to compliment them with the tang and twist of lemons. From cakes to cookies, and from tarts to pies, this amazingly indulgent citrus fruit adds a subtle sizzling flavor to any food item especially sweets. Given below are absolutely easy to make, succulent lemon desert recipes for you to enjoy and have a great eating time with friends and family.

Raspberry Lemon Cake

Piece of raspberry crumb cake

  • Ingredients

Eggs – 3

Sugar – ¾ cup

Lemon juice – ½ cup

Butter – ¼ cup, cubed

Grated lemon peel – 1 tbsp

For the Cake

Lemon gelatin – 1 pack

Boiling water – ½ cup

Softened butter – ½ cup

Grated lemon peel – 4 tsp

Lemon extract – 1 tsp

Vanilla extract – 1 tsp

Canola oil – ½ cup

Sugar – 1-3/4 cup

All purpose floor – 2-1/2 cup

Milk – ½ cup

Baking powder – 2-1/2 tsp

Lemonade concentrate – ¾ cup

For Frosting


Softened cream cheese – 2 packs

Butter – 6tbsp

Castor sugar – 3-4 cups

Lemon peel – 1-1/2 tsp

Lemon juice 4-1/2 tsp

Vanilla extract – ¾ tsp

Raspberry jam – ¾ cup

  • Method of Preparation

Piece of raspberry crumb cake

  • Lemon Curd
  • To make the lemon curd, combine together eggs and sugar in a thick bottom saucepan. Add to it lemon juice, lemon peel and butter and cook over medium flame for about 15 minutes. Allow this mixture to cool for 10 minutes and then refrigerate it for about 1-1/2 hour.
  • Cake Base
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Dissolve the gelatin on boiled water and let it cool.
  • Take a large bowl and blend together butter, canola oil and sugar foe 5 minutes. Add eggs to this mixture, one a t a time and beat well each time you at the egg. Next, whip in the gelatin mixture, lemon juice, lemon peel and extracts. Slowly fold in flour, baking powder and salt. Add milk if required.
  • Bake this mixture inside three baking trays for at least 20-25 minutes.
  • Dissolve the remaining sugar in the lemonade concentrate inside the microwave and pour this mixture onto the cakes by making small holes with a fork. Allow the hot cakes to cool completely.
  • Frosting
  • Whip together cream cheese and butter until the mixture forms soft peaks and then add castor sugar, lemon juice, lemon peel and vanilla and blend well.
  • Arrangement
  • Arrange the cakes one over the other by placing one layer and spreading it over with the jam. Place the second layer and spread it with the lemon curd and then placing the third layer.
  • Cover the cake with frosting from all sides and garnish it with raspberries.

For the lemon lovers, there could be no other desert as delicious and as mouth watering as this one. It surely will make you say, “When life gives you lemons, make a lemon raspberry cake.”

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