Lemon Cheesecake

July 30, 2014

Happy National Cheesecake Day! Let’s celebrate with this creamy, delicious Lemon Cheesecake! Be sure to sign up for my email…new recipes in your inbox! **I am a brand ambassador for PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese. All opinions are 100% my own!** Some people celebrate Christmas, Elvis’ birthday, anniversaries. But I also enjoy celebrating food holidays. And today, being National […]

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Lemon Licorice Cupcakes

June 18, 2014

Sweet Lemon cupcakes pair marvelously with anise extract. If you have a licorice lover in your family, you’ve GOT to make these Lemon Licorice Cupcakes. Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ This is a very bittersweet post for me. Not because I’ve combined lemon and licorice (get it, bitter-sweet)…but because I’m in the process of […]

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Lemon Biscotti

May 8, 2014

My obsession with making biscotti continues with this gorgeous Lemon Biscotti recipe! It’s so easy and so pretty, maybe you should make it for Mother’s Day?  Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ Last week my hubby and I escaped for a few hours. For dinner. We ate some of the most delicious seafood at Bonefish […]

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Lemon Poke Cake

May 4, 2014

Deliciously, easy Lemon Poke Cake made with a cake mix, lemon gelatin, homemade lemon curd, Cool Whip and some Nilla wafers! YOU WANT THIS. Today! Be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ Making a poke cake is seriously one of the easiest things to bake for dessert. And they are perfect for bringing to potlucks, bbq’s, […]

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Gooey Lemon Cake Bars

May 30, 2013
Gooey Lemon Cake Bars: easy lemon bar recipe using a cake mix and a cheesecake topping. EASY too!

Once upon a time there was a cute food blogger named Aimee. She LOVED lemon desserts. The end. Seriously, there is not much else to say about this recipe. I am in love with all things lemon! These lemon bars are made simple by using a cake mix (gasp!!!). I know, I don’t use a […]

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Lemon Meringue Fudge

April 29, 2013
Lemon Meringue Fudge: Delicious creamy lemon fudge topped with homemade lemon curd, marshmallows and crushed grahams @shugarysweets

Brace yourself. I’m about to make a declaration. An announcement. It’s huge. Are you ready??? “This Lemon Meringue Fudge is the best fudge I have ever made.” I know. It’s hard to believe. I mean. I’ve made Root Beer Fudge. Cinnabon Fudge. Cookies and Cream Fudge. Strawberry Swirl Fudge. So many flavors of fudge. But […]

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Lemon Blueberry Skillet Dump Cake (Nambe Giveaway)

April 16, 2013
Lemon Blueberry Skillet Dump Cake with Almond Whipped Cream: easy, no mess recipe with pantry ingredients! #dumpcake

I’ve got another awesome giveaway for you all this week. My friends over at Nambé are running a huge giveaway FOR YOU! One lucky winner will receive a set of 4 saute pans (from 8inch to 14inch), valued at over $650!! Nambé, known for museum-quality modern serving pieces, is moving to the stovetop. They’re launching a […]

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Lemon Cake with Creamy Filling and Lemon Curd

March 31, 2013
Homemade Lemon Cake with a layer of creamy lemon frosting and fresh lemon curd #cakerecipe #lemon @shugarysweets

This cake. Seriously, have I mentioned how much I love lemon desserts? Has it been made clear to you all yet that I would choose a lemon cake over a rich chocolate brownie? Not to say I don’t love brownies. Please. I just happen to LOVE LOVE LOVE all lemon desserts. This is my version […]

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Lemon Chia Coffee Cake

March 11, 2013
Lemon Chia Breakfast Cake: delicious, moist lemon coffee cake with chia seeds! perfect for brunch #lemon #chiaseeds @shugarysweets

I found this Lemon Chia coffee cake recipe over on Baking Bites. I have to be honest. I’ve never used chia seeds before. But, I had just bought a giant Costco bag of them, in the hopes I might find good use for them. (yes, chia seeds are the same ones they use for Chia […]

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Lemon Tart with Macadamia Nut Crust

February 19, 2013
Lemon Tart with Macadamia Nut Crust: shortbread macadamia nut crust topped with homemade lemon curd and whipped cream #lemontart #dessert www.shugarysweets.com

A gorgeous Lemon Tart with a buttery, rich Macadamia Nut Crust. Decorate the top of this pretty tart with some homemade Whipped Cream. Don’t forget to make your own Lemon Curd! THISSSSSSSS. This is what I had in mind when I made homemade lemon curd. The crust is so irresistable. If you follow me on […]

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Easy Homemade Lemon Curd

February 18, 2013
Easy, Homemade Lemon Curd: delicious on toast, cheesecake and pie! So easy to make your own too! #lemoncurd www.shugarysweets.com

  Making your own Lemon Curd is actually quite simple! This easy, homemade recipe from Alton Brown is delicious! A couple weeks ago I had to make dozens of vanilla bean cupcakes for an order. Which left me with 15 egg yolks. I’ve thought about making my own lemon curd in the past, but thought […]

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Orange, Lemon and Lime Citrus Cookies

January 3, 2013
Lemon, Lime and Orange Cookies- chewy, sweet cookies with citrus zest and rolled in sugar #cookies #citrus @shugarysweets

Back in December I shared a confession with all of you. I was part of a fun cookie exchange, and one of the cookies I received were Cranberry Orange Cookies. And I ate the entire batch. My family had no idea they even arrived until I shared the photo. Knowing how good the cookies were […]

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Lemon Crunch Cookies {Heirloom Cookie sheets giveaway}

December 13, 2012

I get questions all the time by email about what kind of pans I use to cook and bake. What brand cookie sheets do I use. What type of cupcake liners do I buy. And for many many years (at least 15) I have been using stoneware cookie sheets to bake my cookies. I was […]

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Lemon Cupcake with Lemon Buttercream

November 13, 2012
Lemon Cupcakes- the best white cake batter from scratch with a hint of lemon, topped with a #lemon buttercream frosting! #cupcakes www.shugarysweets.com

I am trying real hard to finish sharing some of my recipes from this year so I can get to sharing some holiday treats with you! I have been baking up a storm and I feel guilty that so many of these great recipes get put on the shelf because a seasonal recipe takes precedence. […]

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Lemon Loaf

August 5, 2012

Delicious, moist Lemon Bread with a sweet glaze. Better than Starbucks!! How pretty is this bread? This fall I am leading a Bible study here at my house and I can’t wait to have women come to my home, study the Bible, and fill up on my sweet treats! This bread will most likely be […]

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Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake Bites

July 29, 2012
Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake Bites: little bites of cheesecake topped with lemon curd and fresh raspberries

Cheesecake bites are awesome. You get a bite of awesome REAL cheesecake, without feeling guilty about eating a whole slice. Plus, look at that juicy piece of fruit on top. I spent this week hanging out with my parents in Chicago. I made sure to experience my three favorite restaurants too…Aurelios, Giordanos and Portillos! I […]

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Lemon Pudding Cake

March 21, 2012

Pudding cake has got to be one of the simplest desserts out there! Well, besides tearing into a package of Oreos, that is. There are so many options too…remember this chocolate cake and this butterscotch cake? Yep, both pudding cakes. These are perfect when you want something cold and refreshing for dessert. The pudding cakes are much denser […]

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Zucchini Blueberry Bread

August 18, 2011
Lemon Blueberry quick bread: so fresh and light and perfect for breakfast. Freezes well too!

I found another zucchini in the garden. All big and plump, it just had to be shredded. But I’ve made so much bread, muffins, fried stuff…I didn’t think I could eat another zucchini. Then I found this recipe, and I knew exactly what I was going to do. I love blueberries, so for me, it […]

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