Lemon recipes are light, fresh and ideal during any season, so find your favourite recipes including lemon drizzle cake, lemon cheesecake, lemon curd and plenty of savoury dishes too.
Lemons, although often very sour on their own, they’re great in desserts and many savoury dishes to either add a little sharp edge or to add freshness to bring out other flavours.
Everyone loves lemon drizzle cake, so if you’re entertaining or simply want to make an easy pud for the family, give our lemon drizzle loaf cake recipe a go. It’s delightfully moist and with a prep time of only 10 minutes, you simply need to bring together all the ingredients and leave it to bake so you can get on with something else, or simply put your feet up.
Make delicious lemon curd that you can store and use when and as you need it, in cakes, on scones or with meringues – however you prefer! The process of making lemon curd is a lot quicker than making jam and you can have a batch ready within 30 minutes. It’s perfectly sweet with a bit of edge to it and you can enjoy it whichever way you prefer.
Lemon cheesecake is another favourite, which adds a bit of a twist to the classic cheesecake flavour. It just goes to show that the small addition of lemon can really take a dessert to another level.
Grilled sole with lemon and caper butter is a really simple recipe that brings out the best in this really tasty fish. By keeping the ingredients minimal and adding the lemon butter, you allow the fish to speak for itself and simply emphasise its fresh flavour.
Lemon recipes are really fresh and super tasty, so whether you’re looking for a quick and simple dessert recipe or a supper recipe for entertaining friends, we’ve got you covered for delicious lemon ideas.
Delicious Lemon recipes
A perfectly balanced combination of sour lemon and bittersweet chocolate, just ready to melt on the tongue
Tom Kerridge's lemon posset is so easy to make and sets very quickly
Lemon Baked Alaska looks impressive, but is so simple to make with just a It'll need a few seconds under a hot grill to brown the meringue at the end
Golden roasted lemon chicken served with celeriac mash, a healthier alternative to mashed potatoes
This seasonal preserved lemons recipe is a welcome addition in any kitchen with its zingy yet smooth flavour
Use this lemon curd as a luscious filling for sponge cakes, to spoon over meringues and top with fresh strawberries, or as a spread on scones or toast
This simple homemade limoncello is great serve chilled or topped with Prosecco as an apéritif
Lower-fat lemon posset takes just 15 minutes to make using only four ingredients
This Middle Eastern-style lemon cake has a dense, moist texture, so you only need a small slice to hit the spot
There's absolutely no cooking required to create this showstopping iced lemon terrine – but you don't have to tell anyone that!
This is a lovely way to prepare sole - the lemon and caper butter compliment it perfectly
Try our delicious lemon drizzle loaf cake which can be dressed up as a smart dessert