DIY Lemon Favors: Perfect for a Summer Wedding!

Lemon favor ideas that you can make

We have yet to meet anyone who doesn’t love lemon! So, that makes lemon-flavored sweets, baked goodies and even drinks sure hits as favors for your wedding guests, whether male or female, young or old. Besides, the sunny yellow of anything lemon just makes favor packaging that much more fun and appealing!

Take a look at these cheery lemon favor ideas that caught our eye. Not only do they promise to be delicious, but they’re so prettily packaged, too. Just imagine handing these out to guests as your wedding reception draws to a close, and expect exclamations of delight and warm thanks!

Make Treats with a Homemade Spin

Favor ideas with a flavor of lemon

  1. Everyone’s favorite lemon drops make such darling favors, even if all you do is repackage them! A perfect example are these cuties from Oh So Beautiful Paper. Simple little packets of lemon drops get all dressed up with beautiful favor bag toppers…letterpress no less!
  2. Jars of lemon curd would be equally special as yummy favors! Traditionally used to spread on scones, lemon curd also makes a great tangy filling for pies, tarts, and cakes. Frolic blog shares the Edith Paine recipe for making your own curd, that you can then spoon into jars and finish with a bit of fabric and a citrusy topper!
  3. If yours will be a rustic-themed wedding with that definite country charm, how perfect would this homebaked lemon loaf be as a favor idea? Glory of Glorious Treats shared this in a guest post on The Twinery with a link to her lemon bread recipe), showing how to package the finished loaves with parchment paper and yellow and white “Lemondrop” twine!
  4. Now, here’s a sure winner with your guests: homemade limoncello! We found this chic idea via Couture Events by Lottie (image from who shares a link to Giada de Laurentiis’ limoncello recipe on Food Network. Once you’ve made up a batch, package it in stylish bottles personalized with your names and wedding date!


  1. Such fabulous and happy ideas 🙂

  2. Mmmm to the food ideas!!!

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