Beat the heat with citrus! 11 refreshing lemon delights for summer

Photo of author

| Published:

Summer got you down? Lemons to the rescue! This collection of 11 citrusy treats is bursting with refreshing flavor to quench your thirst and keep you cool all season long. From drinks to desserts, we’ve got your summer lemon fix!

Lemon loaf on white cutting board with a cut slice.
Lemon Loaf Starbucks Copycat. Photo credit: Little Bit Recipes.

No Bake Lemon Cheesecake

Slice of lemon cheesecake on red, white, and blue plate.
No Bake Lemon Cheesecake. Photo credit: Real Life of Lulu.

Ditch the heat! This cool and creamy lemon cheesecake comes together in a snap with pudding mix and a graham cracker base. Chill it for a delightful summer treat.
Get the Recipe: No Bake Lemon Cheesecake

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

Fresh squeezed lemonade with straw in mason jar.
Fresh Squeezed Lemonade. Photo credit: Real Life of Lulu.

Quench your thirst with this delightful homemade lemonade! Bursting with fresh-squeezed lemon flavor, this recipe is simple yet satisfying.
Get the Recipe: Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

Lemon Puff Cookies

Lemon cookies on a plate with a yellow checkered tablecloth.
Lemon Puff Cookies. Photo credit: Real Life of Lulu.

Lemon cookie magic! These cookies are like fluffy clouds with a serious lemon punch in every bite. Soft and chewy on the inside, with a bit of a crunch on the outside – they’re seriously yummy!
Get the Recipe: Lemon Puff Cookies

Easy Lemon Bars

Close up of lemon bars on white plate with sliced lemons in background.
Easy Lemon Bars. Photo credit: Real Life of Lulu.

These Lemon Bars are sooo easy to make, and they’re the perfect amount of tart! They’re a crowd-pleaser for sure, next time you need a quick treat.
Get the Recipe: Easy Lemon Bars

Frosted Lemonade Ice Cream Cake

A piece of cake on a teal plate on a wooden background.
Frosted Lemonade Ice Cream Cake. Photo credit: Ginger Casa.

Calling all Frosted Lemonade fans! This isn’t your average ice cream cake. Get ready for a refreshing twist inspired by Chick-fil-A’s beloved drink!
Get the Recipe: Frosted Lemonade Ice Cream Cake

Lemon Bundt Cake

Lemon bundt cake on a white plate with strawberries.
Lemon Bundt Cake. Photo credit: One Hot Oven.

This Lemon Bundt Cake is super easy to whip up yourself! It bakes up all golden brown with yummy lemon chunks inside and a crazy good lemon glaze dripping down the sides.
Get the Recipe: Lemon Bundt Cake

Lemon Crème Brûlée

A serving of lemon creme brulee with lemon garnish.
Lemon Crème Brûlée. Photo credit: Renee Nicole’s Kitchen.

Craving a taste of sunshine? This Lemon Crème Brûlée boasts a silky-smooth custard beneath a delightful caramelized sugar topping. Ideal for special occasions or a touch of luxury on any night. Easier than it seems, so dive in!
Get the Recipe: Lemon Crème Brûlée

Lemon Curd

Two jars of lemon juice on a table.
Lemon Curd. Photo credit: Trina Krug.

This lemon curd is like a ray of sunshine in a jar! It’s super thick, creamy, and has this perfect pucker-punch of lemon flavor. Wanna fancy up your desserts? Boom, this curd is your new best friend. It’s surprisingly easy to make, just eggs, lemon juice, sweetener, and butter – stuff you probably already have. Plus, it only takes about 20 minutes. Keto treats need some zing too, right? This curd is your secret weapon for adding that lemony magic.
Get the Recipe: Lemon Curd

Lemon Loaf Starbucks Copycat

Lemon loaf on white cutting board with a cut slice.
Lemon Loaf Starbucks Copycat. Photo credit: Little Bit Recipes.

Craving something sweet that won’t go to waste? This mini lemon loaf is the perfect solution. Share it, or keep it all to yourself – no judgement!
Get the Recipe: Lemon Loaf Starbucks Copycat

No-Base Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake

No-Base Instant Pot Keto Lemon Cheesecake with meringue on top.
No-Base Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake. Photo credit: Low Carb – No Carb.

Lemon lovers, listen up! This Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake is delicious and ridiculously easy to whip up. Just 4 ingredients (plus a sugar-free meringue for the win!), and you’ve got a creamy, dreamy cheesecake ready in 20 minutes flat.
Get the Recipe: No-Base Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake

Lemon chia pudding

Lemon chia protein pudding topped with coconut cream in a small jar with lemons on top and the jar on a wooden cutting board.
Lemon chia pudding. Photo credit: Fitasamamabear.

Attention coconut enthusiasts and lemon lovers! Are you looking for a breakfast that’s both refreshing and easy to make? Look no further than this protein chia seed pudding! It’s perfect for meal prepping too, so you can enjoy a delicious and healthy breakfast all week long. Win-win!
Get the Recipe: Lemon chia pudding

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.