Slideshow: Seasonal Baking: What To Make With Meyer Lemons

Meyer Lemon Cake
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.

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[Photograph: MarĂ­a del Mar Sacasa]

Grapefruit Vanilla Curd
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.

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[Photograph: Carolyn Cope]

Sunny Meyer Lemon Tart
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.

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[Photograph: Lauren Weisenthal]

Shaker Lemon Pie
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.

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[Photograph: Lauren Weisenthal]

Meyer Lemon Chess Pie
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.

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[Photograph:Carrie Vasios Mullins]

Meyer Lemon Marmalade
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.

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[Photograph: Lucy Baker]