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.
Love cooking with citrus fruits? Why not plant your own citrus tree?
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