Lemon-scented desserts remind me of breezy summer nights on the Amalfi coast, where every dessert menu features at least one, if not more, lemon-infused delights and trees hang low with the weight of the luscious fruit. Lemon-based sweets are just tart enough to awaken the senses but sweet enough to soothe them too. No one can turn down a slice of lemon meringue pie, or lemon poppy seed loaf. Lemon is just subtle enough to win over dieters but also to satisfy anyone with a serious sweet tooth. This year for Mother’s Day, I asked my mother what kind of dessert her taste buds desired, and she asked for a lemon cake.I knew this cake would have to travel well, so I crossed my recipe for lemon meringue tart off my list. When I found this recipe for Ina Garten’s lemon yogurt loaf cake with blueberry sauce, I was […]