50 Lemon Short Recipes


Looking for lemon short? Here is our collection of 50 delicious meal ideas, including: Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Poppy Seed Buttercream. Scottish Lemon Sugar Shortbread. Meyer Lemon and Dark Chocolate Shortbread.


Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Poppy Seed Buttercream

Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Poppy Seed Buttercream ~ a 3 layer cake topped with a lemon poppy seed frosting.  The ultimate lemon poppy seed cake recipe!


Scottish Lemon Sugar Shortbread

This unusual Scottish Lemon Sugar Shortbread is made with a fabulous sugar infused with lemon rind --- the lemon flavor really pops!


Meyer Lemon and Dark Chocolate Shortbread

Meyer Lemon and Dark Chocolate Shortbread ~ get ready to pucker up for this buttery confection pairing dark chocolate and tart lemon!


Lemon Tart with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust

My Lemon Tart with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust is perfect for sweetening up the last weeks of winter. It's the ultimate lemon dessert!


Blueberry Lemon Shortcake

Blueberry Lemon Shortcake recipe ~ this yummy summertime dessert will win you over with its juicy blueberries tumbling over a moist lemony cake!


Asiago Lemon Thyme Shortbread

Asiago Lemon Thyme Shortbread is a buttery, savory shortbread cracker perfect for the cocktail hour!


Blood Orange Lemon Bars

And my obsession with blood oranges continues (example here and here).... When I first picked up a bag of blood oranges at the grocery store the first thing I wanted to make with them was actually these blood orange lemon bars. I love a good lemon ba...


Stout Braised Beef Short Ribs and Colcannon

Love me some slow-cooked fall-of-the-bone beef short ribs.... Some Stout Braised Beef Short Ribs and Colcannon!


Short Rib Fries

Short Rib Fries ~ thick cut wedges of potato baked until browned and crispy, then topped off with fork tender braised short ribs in a rich wine gravy.


Slow Cooker Beef Short Ribs Barbacoa with Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

Slow Cooker Beef Short Ribs Barbacoa are tender, succulent, spicy and delicious!  Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice is the perfect accompaniment!


Korean Braised Beef Short Ribs

These Korean Braised Beef Short Ribs are slightly spicy, slightly sweet and totally amazing!


Sticky Ginger Beef Short Ribs

So here we have it. Quite possibly the best short rib recipe everrrrrrr.  And I mean it.


Cabernet Braised Short Ribs with Cauliflower Leek Puree

Cabernet Braised Beef Short Ribs are succulent and meltingly tender with intense flavor. Paired with Cauliflower Leek Puree, this is a lovely comforting midwinter meal.


Irish Whiskey Short Rib Stew with Brussels Sprouts

Irish Whiskey Short Rib Stew with Brussels Sprouts ~ a traditional Irish stew straight from the corner pub! Make it for Saint Patrick's Day or an everyday family meal, it's stick-to-your-ribs delicious.


Beef Short Rib Curry Udon

Similar to a ramen except with silky, thick udon noodles, this beef short rib curry udon is a real treat!


Braised Short Ribs over Turnip Puree

Braised Short Ribs over Turnip Puree ~ this is a richly satisfying meal that can be done on the stove, in the oven, or in a slow cooker. What I learned: when you brown a bone-in meat and then braise it in red wine and beef stock for a long time over ...


Instant Pot Rosemary Short Ribs Over Polenta

Instant Pot Short Ribs with Rosemary and Polenta is a decadently rich and creamy meal ~ the Instant Pot brings it all together in about an hour.


Flourless Warm Lemon Pudding Cake

Flourless Warm Lemon Pudding Cake ~ this easy self-saucing lemon sponge cake is magical. Use Meyer lemons or regular lemons for this tangy dessert.


Sicilian Lemon and Pepper Pasta

Sicilian Lemon and Pepper Pasta literally bursts with sunny Mediterranean flavor, and it takes just minutes to throw together this wonderful meatless meal! This simple pasta dish is just the kind of thing I rely on to get me through especially busy w...


Lemon Slice Cookies

Sometimes I get inspiration from the strangest places. The inspiration for this recipe was a random Instagram picture that someone took of those lemon slice candies. "Wouldn't those make cute cookies", I thought to myself. So I set out...


Lemon Poppy Seed Squares

Lemon Poppy Seed Squares ~ these tangy squares are packed with lemony flavor and a delicate crunch. If you ask me the relative success of any lemon cake resides in its glaze.  It has to be thin enough to spread out and have a nice glossy sheen, but ...


Blueberry Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Buttercream

Blueberry Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Buttercream ~ this easy snack cake combines the best of summer into one delicious treat, and since blueberries, zucchini, and lemons are available all year round, you never have to go without this yummy cake!


Meyer Lemon Macadamia Crumble Squares

Meyer Lemon Macadamia Crumble Squares is a buttery shortbread recipe full of the unique sweet citrus flavor of Meyer lemons and crunchy macadamia nuts.


Vanilla Lemon Posset

Silky smooth, super light and tart, with just a hint of vanilla, this lemon posset recipe is just the zest! So if life gives you lemons...


Flourless Whole Meyer Lemon Cake

This naturally gluten free Flourless Whole Meyer Lemon cake is made with the entire lemon, peel and all, in the Mediterranean tradition, it has a tender texture and an explosive lemon flavor.


Simple lemon cake (V)

So, if life gives you lemon... make lemon cake! This simple lemon cake recipe is perfect for everyday baking and absolutely delicious!


Lemon Sugar Crumb Cake

Lemon Sugar Crumb Cake is a mile high coffee cake with a delicate fresh lemon flavor, it's made with my special lemon infused sugar!


Easy Vegan Lemon Loaf

This ridiculously easy lemon loaf topped with a sweet-tart lemon glaze is to die for! This recipe is simple, vegan, and a must have for all lemon lovers!


Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cake

Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cake, or Ciambella ~ this is a classic Italian style lemon bundt cake with lots of lemony flavor and a delicate crumb. Pair it with a good cup of coffee and you've got the start to a great day.


Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream

Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream ~ an easy snack cake made with bananas and poppy seeds, generously topped with a lemon frosting ~ you can whip up this easy one bowl cake in no time.


Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives

Shrimp in Lemon Sauce with Olives ~ this healthy 30 minute meal will transport you to the Greek Isles with its silky lemon sauce and rich, briny olives.


Farfalle with Salmon, Lemon and Peas

This Farfalle with Salmon, Lemon, and Peas is a deliciously easy pasta recipe with chunks of tender salmon, and peas in a to-die-for creamy lemon sauce!


Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake

Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake is a quick and easy one bowl recipe that showcases one of my favorite flavor combinations, juicy blueberries and tangy lemon!


Greek Meatballs in Lemon Sauce

Greek Meatballs in Lemon Sauce is the ideal spring supper --- the meatballs are tender and light, and the tangy lemon sauce is utterly luxurious.


Blueberry Lemon Bars

Blueberry Lemon Bars ~ this easy lemon bar recipe is a perfect quick spring and summer dessert ~ serve them chilled right from the fridge!


Strawberry Lemon Blondies

Strawberry Lemon Blondies ~ this easy strawberry dessert is moist and dense, (like soft shortbread) with lots of fresh strawberries and tangy lemon.


Raspberry Lemon Cake

 My Raspberry Lemon Tea Cake recipe is a layer cake made with yogurt, fresh raspberries, and a fresh lemon buttercream frosting.


Morning Lemon Water for a Week

Why I Start Every Day With Lemon Water ~  I'll separate the myths from the facts about drinking lemon water every morning.


Buttermilk Lemon Bread

Buttermilk Lemon Bread is a moist lemon quick bread with a super tangy glaze, enjoy it for breakfast, for a coffee break, or with afternoon tea.


Lemon and poppy seeds cake

Lemon and poppy seed cake is one of my favorites. It is super moist, rich and easy to make. The lemon juice and zest gives it a wonderful fresh flavor and the poppy seeds add a little bit of crunch…


Meyer Lemon Filled Chocolates

Believe it or not these Meyer Lemon Filled Chocolates are super easy to make at home, and you can customize the chocolate and the filling in countless variations!


Baked Feta Cheese with Olives, Lemon and Rosemary

Baked Feta with Olives, Lemon and Rosemary ~ an easy baked cheese appetizer that shows off the spectacular sun drenched flavors of the Mediterranean.


Couscous Stuffed Eggplant with Lemon Tahini Sauce

Couscous Stuffed Eggplant topped with a fresh Lemon Tahini Sauce is a delicious way to serve eggplants. Vegan and Dairy-Free!


Lemon Chicken Biryani

This Lemon Chicken Biryani recipe is a lush one pot chicken and rice dish from India that goes from weeknight meal to entertaining with ease.


Poached Halibut Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Poached Halibut Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette. The simple idea of poached fish with fresh salad greens is the perfect way to get a spring-ish vibe going in your kitchen. It's healthy, gluten free, Paleo, Whole 30 and delicious!


Tomato, Onion, and Roasted Lemon Salad

This Tomato, Onion, and Roasted Lemon Salad is delicious!


Lemon Parmesan Crusted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts don’t get any better than this! Not just roasted, but crusted! Crusted with Parmesan cheese and a spark of lemon!


Lemon Crunch Bars

No Bake Lemon Crunch Bars have an easy going, vintage vibe --- you probably already have everything you need to make these tangy treats! No bake and perfect for summer.


Lemon Drizzle Polenta Loaf Cake

Do you know anyone who is gluten free? Make them this delicious and moist lemon drizzle polenta cake and they'll soon want the recipe!


Quinoa and Kale Salad with Red Grapes, Walnuts and Honey – Lemon Dressing

Quinoa and Kale Salad w/ Red Grapes, Walnuts and Lemon Honey Dressing is the perfect make-ahead salad. It tastes as good on day 3 as when you first made it.


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