Meyer Lemon Cake
Meyer lemons have a delicate, floral taste whose nuances can be easily overwhelmed. That's why this layer cake keeps it simple and forgoes the icing. Rubbing the zest into the sugar helps release its essential oils and delicately perfume the cake.
Grapefruit Vanilla Curd
Lemon combines forces with grapefruit and vanilla bean in a fragrant curd that serves as a versatile filling for tarts, pies, or brioche. You can also serve it plain as a refreshing afternoon snack.
Sunny Meyer Lemon Tart
If a completely Meyer-flavored curd is more your thing, try this elegant tart topped with a decorative squiggle of meringue. Lemon meringue is a pie of few ingredients, so make sure you use fresh-squeezed juice for the best flavor.
Meyer Lemon Mascarpone Cake
This dainty cake contains the best of all worlds: a crumbly ginger snap crust, a creamy mascarpone filling, and a pudding-like Meyer lemon top. A dash of cayenne pepper also adds an extra something-something that heightens all of the myriad flavors.
Shaker Lemon Pie
If you want to make good use of every bit of the seasonal lemons, from pith to peel, try making a Shaker pie with thin slices of fruit. The rich and gooey treat is a dessert for lemon lovers in its most pure, true form.
Meyer Lemon Chess Pie
For this simple yet satisfying pie, all you need are a few pantry staple ingredients and a 1/2 cup Meyer lemon juice and you're good to go. Top with whipped cream for a light, creamy accent.
Meyer Lemon Marmalade
Looking to extend your Meyer lemon loving beyond the peak season? Try packing them into a long-lasting marmalade, which also makes a great gift for friends and family.