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Looking for lemon cake recipes? Taste of Home has the best lemon cake recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

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Lemon Pound Cake Loaves

Lemon Pound Cake Loaves

Lemon Pound Cake Loaves

My family is always asking for this bread. It has a rich cake-like taste with a sweet and tangy flavor. All I can say is it's just sooooo good! —Lola Baxter, Winnebago, Minnesota

Luscious Lemon Layer Cake

Luscious Lemon Layer Cake

Luscious Lemon Layer Cake

This is my mom's variation of an old favorite. It's pleasantly tangy, but not too tart.

Lemon Cupcakes

Lemon Cupcakes

Lemon Cupcakes

Usher in spring with these tender, lemony cupcakes. “It's a recipe from my mother that I spiced up a bit,” shares Bertina Johnson from Waynesboro, Virginia.
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Great-Grandma's Lemon Cake

Great-Grandma's Lemon Cake

Great-Grandma's Lemon Cake

"Baking and giving" is a hobby of mine, and I love to bake my gifts by using old-fashioned recipes like this one, which was my great-grandmother's. There aren't too many shortcuts in these directions, but I enjoy aspect of "measuring and mixing"! This is one of my favorites, copied down from my mother's old cookbook.

Six-Layer Coconut Cake with Lemon Filling

Six-Layer Coconut Cake with Lemon Filling

Six-Layer Coconut Cake with Lemon Filling

I found this recipe when going through my grandmother's old files. It was originally made with an orange filling, but using lemon pudding in the filling makes it easier to prepare. It is simply the best. —Angela Leinenbach, Mechanicsvlle, Virginia

Lemon Surprise Pound Cake

Lemon Surprise Pound Cake

Lemon Surprise Pound Cake

I made this cake when I had an abundance of squash and wanted to try something different. It is delicious and no one knows there is squash in the cake.—Leigh Pomerleau, Holly Springs, North Carolina

Lemon Meringue Torte

Lemon Meringue Torte

Lemon Meringue Torte

Field editor Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, relates, "I copied this old recipe from a notebook that my grandmother compiled as a teenager."

Contest-Winning Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Contest-Winning Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Contest-Winning Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

This lovely layered cake may not be made from scratch, but lemon curd filling and creamy frosting give it a gourmet taste. It's a refreshing change from chocolate holiday desserts.—Suzanne Earl, Spring, Texas

Elegant Lemon Cake Roll

Elegant Lemon Cake Roll

Elegant Lemon Cake Roll

A co-worker shared the recipe for this elegant cake roll. It's perfect for rounding out a special meal.

Fluted Lemon Cake with Fresh Fruit

Fluted Lemon Cake with Fresh Fruit

Fluted Lemon Cake with Fresh Fruit

This citrusy, golden-brown cake looks especially beautiful baked in a fancy bundt pan. Serve each slice with a dollop of whipped cream and fresh fruit.—Donna Pochoday, Morristown, New Jersey

Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce

Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce

Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce

From Panguitch, Utah, Lucile Proctor shares a very moist spiced cake that's topped with an old-fashioned-tasting lemon sauce. "The simple dessert is incredibly quick to make, so it's perfect for drop-in guests," she assures.
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