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Lemon Dessert Lasagna

Lemon Lush (Lemon Lasagna)

Lemon Lush, also known as lemon lasagna, is full of lemony and creamy layers on top of a sweet cookie crust. Top with fresh strawberries!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Lemon Lasagna, lemon lush
Prep Time 30 minutes
Refrigeration Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Servings 15 servings
Calories 448kcal
Author Lauren Brennan


  • 1 package Golden Oreo cookies about 36
  • 6 Tablespoon butter melted
  • 8 ounce package cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons lemon extract divided
  • 2 cups heavy cream divided
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 6.8 oz Instant Lemon Pudding 2 packages
  • 3 cups cold milk
  • Fresh strawberries for garnish, optional


  • For layer 1: crush the golden oreo cookies into fine crumbs using a food processor or blender. Pour into a bowl and stir with melted butter until well combined. Press into the bottom of a 9x13 glass baking dish. Place in refrigerator.
  • For layer 2: in a large bowl, whip cream cheese, granulated sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest, 1 teaspoon lemon extract and 1/2 cup heavy cream {liquid} until thick and fluffy, about 2 to 3 minutes. Spread evenly over bottom layer. Place in refrigerator.
  • For layer 3: Mix together cold milk and two small boxes of instant lemon pudding for 2 minutes until completely combined. Pour over second layer before it sets completely and spread evenly. Return to refrigerator.
  • For layer 4: Whip remaining 1 1/2 cups whipping cream with remaining teaspoon of lemon extract, vanilla extract and powdered sugar until stiff peaks have formed. Spread over the top and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.
  • Slice into squares and top with fresh strawberries. So so so delicious!


Calories: 448kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 889IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 1mg