Layered Lemon Pudding Dessert

lemon and whipped cream
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  • 2 hrs 25 mins
  • Prep: 2 hrs 10 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 12 to 18 servings

For a creamy yet light and refreshing dessert, give this layered lemon dessert recipe a try. Alternating layers of zingy lemon pudding combine with creamy sweetened cream cheese mousse for a delicious treat that is perfect for celebrating springtime and warmer days.

The dessert is similar to the chocolate delight dessert.

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 sticks butter or margarine
  • 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 cups whipped cream or thawed frozen whipped topping (divided)
  • 3 boxes (4-serving size) instant lemon pudding
  • 5 cups cold milk

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 375 F.
  2. Crumble flour and margarine together. Blend together and press in bottom of a 9-by-13-by-2-inch baking pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes; let cool.
  4. Cream the confectioners' sugar and cream cheese together. Fold in 2 cups of whipped topping and spread on cooled crust.
  5. Mix 3 boxes of lemon instant pudding with 5 cups of cold milk (do not follow the directions on pudding box). Pour over the second layer and top with additional whipped topping.
  1. Chill thoroughly (about 2 hours) before serving.