Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Margarita Cake

4 reviews

This margarita cake is perfect for a picnic on a warm day. You'll be surprised at how closely it tastes like the real thing. These other <a href="https://www.tasteofhome.com/collection/margarita-dessert-recipes/">margarita dessert recipes</a> are delicious, too. ?—Dawn Lowenstein, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania

Strawberry Lemon Cupcakes

11 reviews

My granddaughter Sydney has acquired a love of baking. While I was visiting her in Tampa, we made these light,...


Mom’s Citrus Buttermilk Cake

7 reviews

Everyone raves over this lovely lemon cake. It's divine with fresh raspberries and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. —Joan...


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Strawberry-Lemon Crepe Cake

Each year for my husband's birthday I make him a different lemon cake (a tradition started by his mother). A...


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Lemon Refrigerator Cake

The recipe comes from my church group and is a light, refreshing cake for warm-weather days.

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Lemon-Blueberry Pound Cake

53 reviews

Pair a slice of this moist lemon-blueberry cake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. It's a staple at our...


Strawberry Lemon Shortcake

5 reviews

I love a good strawberry shortcake, but this recipe is my favorite by far. The citrus zest in the dough...

Citrus Poke Cake

This old-fashioned citrus cake tastes even better the day after it is made. It is perfect for picnics or other...


Lemon Orange Cake

10 reviews

I like to bake this lovely three-layer lemon and orange cake instead of a more traditional pie for Thanksgiving. It...


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Lemon Chiffon Cake

65 reviews

This moist, airy lemon chiffon cake was my dad's favorite. Mom revamped the original recipe to include lemons. I'm not...


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Blueberry Citrus Cake

9 reviews

“My husband and I grow blueberries for market-and this cake is my favorite way to use them. Our fresh berries...

Italian Triple Lemon Cream Cake

4 reviews

Refreshing and impressive, this show-stopping cake is perfect for Easter, a summer party or even Christmas dinner. In case you...


Lemon Raspberry Cake

1 review

Springtime sweets aren’t any more appealing than Lemon Raspberry Cake shared by Eden Atkerson of Atlanta, Georgia.


Lemon Coconut Cake

8 reviews

“If you’re pressed for time, use a white cake mix and dress it up with the filling and frosting from...


Lemon Meringue Cake

15 reviews

This cake tastes just like lemon meringue pie! Fresh lemon flavor shines through in the custard filling between the layers,...


Healthy Lemon Cake

1 review

"I've made this cake several times and it's always delicious," Pat Bertram promises from Attica, Michigan. And because there are...

Lemon-Lime Poppy Seed Cake

1 review

There’s plenty of lemon-lime flavor in this tender cake to please any citrus lover. Plus, it’s a breeze to make.


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Blueberry-Lemon Upside-Down Cake

8 reviews

I was young when I married, so I watched my mother-in-law to learn baking. This cake with fresh blueberries is...


Lemon Cupcakes

2 reviews

Usher in spring with this lemon cupcake recipe. It's a recipe from my mother that I spiced up a bit....


Glazed Lemon Cake

16 reviews

My mother baked this moist treat when I was a child. I loved the lemon glaze and light cake as...


Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

10 reviews

This luscious lemon poppy seed cake recipe uses cake mix and pudding mix for an easy dessert highlighting the classic...


Six-Layer Coconut Cake with Lemon Filling

2 reviews

I found this recipe when going through my grandmother's old files. It was originally made with an orange filling, but...


Citrus Berry Shortcake

11 reviews

Here's a quick and easy classic with a soft shortcake layer. Sometimes, I'll sprinkle blueberries over the top for an...


Glazed Lemon Tube Cake

36 reviews

This easy lemon cake recipe is just the dessert to brighten up a gray winter day (or any day). Lemon...


Lemon Ricotta Cake

9 reviews

This lemon ricotta cake recipe is a family gem that was passed down from my grandmother and mother. Garnished with...

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Lemon Pound Cake

47 reviews

Citrus trees grow abundantly in California, and I'm always looking for new recipes which use the fruit from the orange...


Lemon Coconut Cupcakes

5 reviews

Lemon plus coconut equals big smiles in this cupcake equation. These zesty gems are a hit with my family, friends...


Lemon Basil Cupcakes

6 reviews

Lemon cupcakes are a delight of summer, and a touch of basil really dresses them up. They're a wonderful light...


Citrus-Kissed Sweet Potato Cake

1 review

I came up with this spiced cake to use up leftover sweet potatoes after Thanksgiving. Cover the grated sweet potatoes...


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Lemon-Thyme Angel Food Cake

Thyme adds a new twist to the classic angel food cake. The flavors pair well together. We enjoy this alongside...


Lemon Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting

5 reviews

I sometimes call these my Triple Lemon Whammy cupcakes because they take full advantage of vibrant citrus flavor. A healthy...