The Best Lemon Lush

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This Best Lemon Lush recipe is a simple cookie crust layered with a creamy lemon pudding, cream cheese, and fluffy air-whipped cream topping. It is no surprise how versatile lemon fruit is when it comes to desserts recipes or even in savory cooking. When you add lemon juice or lemon zest in desserts, the whole flavor and texture changes for the better and have you drooling for more. The beauty of simple dessert recipes using lemon makes it a comfort food like the good old fancy bakery-style dessert that you crave for. Lemon dessert recipes beat the conventional idea of baking with chocolate. It’s superb to change things up a bit every once a while and create desserts that don’t call for chocolate. Everyone likes chocolate desserts but to create a dessert recipe using lemon can be extremely refreshing. This lemon dessert recipe is worth trying exactly for this reason and plus it doesn’t take too much effort either. Quick dessert recipes are always a great option to make for parties because they require less amount of work that uses simple ingredients from your pantry. Keep this beautiful lemon dessert recipe safely tucked in your recipe book because you’re going to love the idea of serving it to your guests more than just once.

Lemon desserts recipes are an excellent addition to brighten up family meals. They bring in so much fun and flavor to the table during mealtime. This lemon recipe is a perfect addition to your morning coffee as well. We guarantee that you'll relish every mouthful bite of this treat. There are many nourishing lemon health benefits such as calcium, potassium, vitamin C and fiber. In this recipe, you can add lemon zest or use real lemon juice to the cream cheese frosting for achieving an authentic lemon flavor. Use a zester to achieve a finely textured lemon zest or the small side of a grater and then chop it up so you have small pieces of zest.

For the crust in this recipe you can use Graham crackers, ‘Digestive’ or ‘Rich Tea biscuits’, lady fingers or shortbread. Try using lemon or vanilla flavored wafers which also make for an excellent addition in the recipe. You could spread a layer of melted white chocolate or garnish it with coconut flakes on top. A healthier option for ‘Cool Whip’ is to use heavy whipping cream with cane sugar. For extra firmness, add a tablespoon of instant vanilla pudding to the whipping cream to prevent the watery texture in the recipe. You can also use condensed milk as it has a perfectly creamy texture. This Best Lemon Lush recipe is moist and full of lemon flavor and one of the best fun desserts ever. What more does one want? Thank you to Alli at the Cupcake Diaries food blog for sharing this Easy Lemon dessert recipe with us. Do check out her blog for more fun desserts and quick dessert recipes. Make this lemony goodness and relish it today!**

Nutrition Facts for: The Best Lemon Lush from Cupcake Diaries
Ingredients: Butter, flour, sugar, pecans, cream cheese, powdered sugar, Jell-O pudding mix, milk, cool whip.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 24 servings.* Per Serving:Calories 320, Calories from Fat 195, Total Fat 21.7g 33%, Saturated Fat 13.8g 69%, Cholesterol 44mg 15%, Sodium 436mg 18%, Potassium 70mg 2%, Carbohydrates 28.1g 9%, Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%, Sugars 13.1g, Protein 4.3g, Vitamin A 11%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 6%, Iron 4%

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