Lemon Lush Dessert

This Lemon Lush, a favorite for family gatherings, combines layers of buttery crust, creamy cream cheese, tangy lemon pudding, and fluffy whipped topping. Shared by Mrs. Kelly Z, this dessert is a testament to the perfect balance of sweet and citrus.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 ½ cups milk
  • 2 (3.4 ounce) packages instant lemon pudding mix
  • 1 (12 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Combine flour and butter with a pastry cutter until crumbly. Press into a 9×13-inch baking dish. Bake until golden, about 25 minutes. Cool for 15 minutes.
  2. Cream Cheese Layer: Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Spread over the cooled crust.
  3. Lemon Pudding Layer: Whisk milk and lemon pudding mix for 3 to 5 minutes. Spread over the cream cheese layer. Chill until set.
  4. Final Touch: Top with whipped topping before serving.

Enjoy this delicious Lemon Lush, a layered delight that’s as visually appealing as it is delicious, perfect for any occasion that calls for a special dessert.