Desserts · Easter · pies

Shortbread Lemon Tart

Well you guys, I have found a lemon dessert that will knock your socks off.  It’s basically a lemon bar, but look how much prettier it is than a lemon bar.  It’s one of the easiest things I’ve ever made, it’s gorgeous, and it is so lemony and delicious. This lemon tart has a perfect,… Continue reading Shortbread Lemon Tart

Desserts · pies

Grandma’s Lemon Meringue Pie

I’ll start off by saying this is not my Grandma’s lemon meringue pie recipe- but it’s somebody’s Grandma’s lemon meringue pie recipe.  I found it on allrecipes when I went searching for their highest rated tried and true lemon meringue recipe.  I found these amazing, beautiful, sweetened dried lemon slices at Trader Joes and I just… Continue reading Grandma’s Lemon Meringue Pie

Breads · Desserts

Easy Lemon Monkey Bread

I’ve made lemon sticky  buns before, but had yet to try the lemon monkey bread. Maybe because I’m such a sucker for the traditionalism of cinnamon monkey bread with it’s sticky caramel cinnamon sauce. I guess I was in denial that there was other monkey bread out there. This lemon monkey bread is wonderful. Buttery,… Continue reading Easy Lemon Monkey Bread

Breakfast · Cakes and Cupcakes

Starbucks Iced Lemon Pound Cake

I don’t like to admit this anyplace where my husband can read it, but I have a real, serious, (read: expensive) Starbucks addiction.  I go there on the daily.  To the point that when we pull up into the drive through, my kids start hollering requests from the back seat for “pink do-duts,” “banilla bean scones,”… Continue reading Starbucks Iced Lemon Pound Cake

bars · Desserts

Lemon Coconut Gooey Butter Bars

Why is it that everything very good is so very, very bad? Take this modified Paula Deen recipe for Gooey Butter Bars that the genius over at Brown Sugar Mama had the fantastic idea of adding coconut and lemon to.  There are almost 3/4lbs of butter in this this recipe and so much sugar that you… Continue reading Lemon Coconut Gooey Butter Bars