Sweetly Sour: 5 Incredible Citrus Desserts To Try This Spring

Are you ready to refresh your palate with some tangy citrus goodness? Try these 5 tasty citrus desserts this spring. They're easy to prepare and delicious!

Citrus fruits are not only pretty, but they’re also good for you. They’re full of antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber.

There’s something special about eating a dessert that you know is benefiting your body in some way at the same time. It kind of feels like cheating.

Ready to brighten up your days with some sweet and sour citrus desserts? Keep reading to discover five that you’ll definitely want to try.

1. Simple Lemon Drizzle Cake

If you’re in the mood for a lemon dessert without a lot of trouble, try out this easy lemon drizzle cake recipe. It’s so simple that it only requires five ingredients to make. This would be a good one for your kids to help with too.

It’s great for those who are looking for not-too-sweet-desserts. And, who doesn’t love cakes for dessert?

2. Orange Citrus Tart

Imagine a crisp buttery crust filled with a tart center and topped with sliced blood oranges. Is your mouth watering yet? This orange dessert is guaranteed to hit the spot.

3. Mini Key Lime Pies: No Baking Required

In the mood for key lime and a little cuteness? We’ve got just the recipe for you.

There’s no baking required and these little babies are super simple to make. You can’t go wrong with the graham cracker, cream cheese, and key lime combination.

You may have seen a few mini key lime pie recipes around the web, but most of them take a whopping 3–4 hours to make! Ain’t nobody got time for that. 20 minutes sounds much better.

These are great for kids or for bringing to a cook-out. Their small size makes them the perfect finger food.

4. Lemon-Blueberry Smash

If you’re looking for cold lemon desserts to bring to a potluck or family gathering, try this lemon-blueberry icebox cake. Since it’s not a typical flour-based cake, there’s no baking required.

It features layers of tangy lemon pudding, cool whip, and graham crackers. It looks as fancy as it tastes.

5. Lemon Bars Without the Gluten

Sensitive to gluten? Enjoy delicious lemon bars anyway. Our last recipe recommendation is for those of you that need a gluten-free option.

These delicate beauties are so close to the real thing that even your guests won’t be able to tell that they’re gluten-free.

Citrus Desserts for the Win: Your Turn

Time to get out your apron and mixing bowl. Next, to bake or not to bake is the question. Try out our top picks in citrus desserts and let us know what you think.

Try our seasonal citrus box while its available...the Craft Citrus Club!

Our Rio box is a 15-lb curated box of our fresh-harvested citrus from South Texas. The fruit is NOT gassed, rather it is tree-ripened. Our season runs from Nov-May for  oranges, grapefruit and mandarins.

Our Grande box is a 30-lb box of either fresh-harvested Rio Red Grapefruit or Sweet Oranges from South Texas.

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

You may also like

View all
Example blog post
Example blog post
Example blog post