Cooking Club

Your next cooking club challenge is lemon desserts!

These sunny delights are sweet and tangy — perfect for easy entertaining, or for a grand finale to any dinner.

Classic lemon tart

Classic lemon tart
Photo, Angus Fergusson.

Let’s get zesty! With the abundance of citrus hanging around, we want you to try one of our three favourite lemon desserts for this challenge. Choose a gorgeous French lemon tart, a creamy lemon mascarpone cheesecake, or our handy standby treat: lemon-glazed loaf. These sunny delights are sweet and tangy — perfect for easy entertaining, or as a grand finale to a family dinner.

But wait, there’s more. Now the Chatelaine Cooking Club comes with prizing!
The winner with the best photo, as chosen by our kitchen, will get a delicious treat shipped right to their door! A box of 25 decadent macarons from NADÈGE patisserie. Yay! (If you’re as big a fan of French dessert as we are, this is not to be missed.)

Click here for the contest rules and regulations.

Nadege macarons

Box of 25 macarons from NADÈGE

 

So go ahead and brighten your table (and everyone’s bluesy winter mood) with one of these three show-stopping recipes!

 

Classic lemon tart

Classic lemon tart
Photo, Angus Fergusson.

 

1. Classic lemon tart
Tart and tangy but still deliciously sweet, this impressive dessert is creamy, delicate and oh so easy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

No-bake lemon mascarpone recipePhoto by Roberto Caruso

No-bake lemon mascarpone recipe
Photo, Roberto Caruso.

 

2. No-bake lemon mascarpone cheesecake
This sunshine yellow cheesecake has lemon curd and rosy fresh raspberries on top of a rich mascarpone, cream cheese, and graham cracker base.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classic_lemon_loaf

Classic lemon loaf

 

3. Classic lemon loaf
This sugary-glazed quick bread is a handy standby, cherished for being anything you want it to be: a breakfast bite, a packed snack, even an after-dinner treat.

 

 

 

 

 

How to post your pic?

Once you have your photo, you can post it one of four ways (make sure you’re not on a private setting):

  • Follow us on Instagram, then post your photo using @ChatelaineKitchen
  • Follow us on Twitter, then tweet us your photo with the hashtag #ChatelaineKitchen
  • Like us on Facebook, then message us your photo
  • Email us your picture at chatelaine.kitchen@gmail.com

Get your photos posted by Thursday, March 7 at noon to be considered for the club’s gallery the following day, which will be featured with the following week’s recipe.