Layered Lemon Pudding Dessert

lemon and whipped cream
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  • Total: 2 hrs 25 mins
  • Prep: 2 hrs 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 12 to 18 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
238 Calories
14g Fat
25g Carbs
5g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12 to 18 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 238
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 17%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 201mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 5g
Calcium 124mg 10%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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.


  • 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

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Heat the oven to 375 F.

  3. Crumble flour and margarine together. Blend together and press in bottom of a 9-by-13-by-2-inch baking pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes; let cool.

  5. Cream the confectioners' sugar and cream cheese together.

  6. Fold in 2 cups of whipped topping and spread on cooled crust.

  7. Mix 3 boxes of lemon instant pudding with 5 cups of cold milk (do not follow the directions on pudding box).

  8. Pour over the second layer and top with additional whipped topping.

  9. Chill thoroughly (about 2 hours) before serving.