Lemon Lasagna Dessert also known as Lemon Lush consists of four scrumptious layers. A shortbread crust followed by a layer of light, fluffy cream cheese filling. A layer of lemon pudding is then added and is topped with a final layer of whipped cream. A light and refreshing treat that’s great for a crowd.
Yіeld : 24 servings
Prep Tіme : 25 mіns
Cook Tіme : 18 mіns
Totаl Tіme : 43 mіns
- 1 cup unsalted butter, room temp
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tsp lemon zest
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 8 oz cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 16 oz whipped cream, divided
- 2 packages (3.4 oz) instant lemon pudding mix
- 3 cups milk, whole or 2%
- Homemade whipped cream:
- 1 3/4 cups heavy whipping cream
- 1/4 cup powdered sugar
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- In large bowl, add in softened butter, flour, granulated sugar, lemon zest, and salt. Mix together until crumbly.
- Press dough into 9 x 13 inch baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees F for 18 to 22 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
- Remove pan to wire rack to cool.
Homemade Whipped Cream:
- Add heavy whipping cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract to large bowl. Blend with electric mixer on low speed for 1 minute and then continue blending on medium-high speed for 3 – 5 minutes, or until stiff peaks form.
Cream Cheese Layer:
- Add softened cream cheese and powdered sugar to large bowl. Blend with electric mixer on medium speed for up to 2 minutes or until smooth.
- Fold in whipped cream (1 cup) until soft and fluffy.
- Use spatula to spread cream cheese layer on top of cooled shortbread crust.
- Add two packages of lemon pudding mix and milk into large bowl. Blend with electric mixer on low speed for 2 minutes.
- Allow to thicken for a few minutes and then spread on top of cream cheese layer.
Whipped Cream Layer:
- Spread remaining whipped cream on top of pudding layer.
- Cover dish with saran wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 – 3 hours prior to serving.
Recipe adapted from : @ https://www.beckysbakingdelights.com