Lemon is a popular ingredient in many desserts from around the world. People have been using it to balance out sweetness and it works perfectly. Today, lemon is a part of many different desserts that have a unique, refreshing taste. Here are the most popular you can try in different countries.
Lemon Tart in France
You can get the most popular lemon dessert in France called tarte au citron in pretty much every bakeshop. The idea is simple, buttery pastry crust combined with lemon custard filling, but the result is absolutely delicious.
Tulumba in Turkey
You can find tulumbas in Turkey, Greece, the Balkans, and the Middle East. Tulumba is a tube-shaped pastry that’s deep-fried and soaked in a syrup made from water, sugar, and lemon. After some sitting in the syrup, it’s ready for eating and it goes best with a cup of black Turkish coffee.
Carlota from Mexico
Carlota de Limón (Carlota with lemon) is a popular dessert in Mexico that’s often served at birthdays and Christmas celebrations. It’s made with vanilla cookies and milk and lemon sauce. The cake needs to freeze before serving so it’s best when prepared the day before you plan on serving it.