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Luscious Lemon Desserts

by Lori Longbotham, Alison Miksch (Photographer)

Hardcover: 144 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.88 x 8.31 x 7.36
Publisher: Chronicle Books; (May 2001)
ISBN: 081182893X

Book Description

From the Publisher:
Lemon sweets are the divas of desserts. Assertive and bold, lemons can be as flamboyant, tart, and tangy as Triple-Lemon Cheesecake or as sweet and sublime as Ethereal Lemon Angel Pie.

Luscious Lemon Desserts offers over 70 of the most delicious, decadent, and enticing lemon dessert recipes imaginable. All your favorites are here -- plus exciting new ones! Impress guests with the gorgeous Blueberry Pizza with Sweet Lemon-Ricotta Crust. Or, give your family a weeknight surprise with the quick and easy lemon pudding. The rich, intense flavors of Chocolate Ganache Tart with Lots of Lemon will inspire ooohs and aaahs over the surprising combination of flavors.

Author and lemon-lover Lori Longbotham provides ample "lemon aid" with essential tips on buying and storing lemons, as well as methods for extracting their juice and grating zest. Make the ultimate lemon meringue pie using Lori's simple tricks for whipping up the perfect egg whites. And find out the many wonderful uses for Candied Lemon Peel -- including dipped in chocolate!

The versatile lemon is welcome in an almost endless array of cookies, pies, cakes, puddings, frozen desserts, and beverages. With just a few lemons and Luscious Lemon Desserts in your kitchen, you'll always find instant lemon gratification.

Review by Diana's Desserts:
This is my favorite book on Lemon dessert recipes, I love lemon anything, and Lori Longbotham, former Gourmet Magazine editor, has put together, with beautiful color photos, the most scrumtious lemony desserts I can imagine. Try the recipe for The Perfect Lemon Tart from Luscious Lemon Desserts following this review. It's a favorite of mine from this wonderful book. I highly recommend this book, especially if you are a lemon addict as I am.............DianasDesserts.com

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