Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Yield: 16 cupcakes Recipe: 101/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 136      The holiday period is an excellent time to have company over, and indeed within two days we were having two different groups of friends over. I thought I would make some nice lemon cupcakes for the occasion, as there were several lemon dessert lovers … Continue reading

Coconut Cake with Seven-Minute Frosting

Yield: one 8-inch two-layer cake Recipe: 98/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 148      I enjoy coconut desserts as much as the next girl, and since it had been quite some time I decided to make a nice big cake – for no occasion at all other than pure enjoyment. Simply put, the cake is delicious. … Continue reading

Lemon Tart (Tarte au Citron)

Yield: one 9-inch tart Recipe: 92/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 110      All that know me understand that anything chocolate is my favorite dessert, but I have been known to appreciate lemon desserts more and more over the years. As such, I decided to attempt doing the delicious tarte au citron recipe found in Anna’s cookbook. It was easy … Continue reading

Tangy Lemon Walnut Squares

Yield: one 8-inch square pan, about 20 squares Recipe: 84/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 58       Lemon desserts are not my favorite thing on the planet, but when one cannot eat chocolate one has to adapt. I made these bars mostly because walnuts are involved and they are easy to share, which is a … Continue reading

Lemon Posset

Yield: 6 individual possets Recipe: 72/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 207      Who doesn’t love a good lemon dessert? It feels light, refreshing and tends to make you feel less guilty than eating a piece of double chocolate cake with caramel frosting. Simply put, this dessert is one of the simplest, fastest and most scrumptious … Continue reading

Lemon Curd (Version 2)

Yield: about 1  1/4 cups Recipe: 45/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 147      This recipe for a lemon curd is simply a smaller batch of a previous post. It makes about half of the first recipe. If you read my post for the first lemon curd recipe I made, you might remember the problems I … Continue reading