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

6 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. —Dawn Lowenstein, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania

Strawberry Lemon Cupcakes

13 reviews

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


Lemon Rhubarb Tube Cake

2 reviews

For a taste of summer, try this dessert. The cake's fresh lemon flavor and tart rhubarb topping are so refreshing....


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California 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...


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...

Almond-Lemon Pound Cake

4 reviews

This lemon-almond cake is the first cake I learned to make more than 30 years ago, and it’s still a...


Lemon Orange Cake

12 reviews

I like to bake this lovely three-layer cake instead of a more traditional pie for Thanksgiving. It has that tangy...

Holiday Bundt Cake

2 reviews

This easy cake is a showstopper during the holidays. It has a tender crumb and pairs well with fruit.


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...


Moist Lemon Angel Cake Roll

14 reviews

Tart and delicious, this pretty cake roll will tickle any lemon lover's fancy. Its feathery, angel food texture enhances its...


Lemon Sparkle Cupcakes

7 reviews

Bursting with lemony zing, these cupcakes don't require frosting. In fact, my family prefers the crunchy sugar-and-spice topping. A dear...

Quicker Lemon Angel Food Supreme

3 reviews

Boxed angel food cake speeds prep time but retains the cake's home-baked taste. And the no-cook version of sauce uses...


Italian Triple Lemon Cream Cake

6 reviews

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


Lemon Snack Cake

"I love to experiment with lighter recipes," relates Rosalie Buyce of Winter Haven, Florida. "I was pleased to come up...


Glazed Lemon Cake

15 reviews

My mother baked this light moist treat when I was a child. I loved it as much then as my...


Luscious Lime Angel Squares

11 reviews

A creamy lime topping turns angel food cake into these yummy squares that are perfect for potlucks or picnics. "You...

Pink Lemonade Stand Cake

35 reviews

If you love a moist and creamy cake, this is it. Lemon juice and lemonade give the layers a tangy...


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Glazed Lemon Flute Cake

13 reviews

My husband says this is the best lemon cake he's ever eaten. A cake mix and lemon gelatin make it...


Moist Lemon Meringue Cake

2 reviews

After my husband was diagnosed with high cholesterol, I started looking for light recipes. With its fresh berries and meringue...


Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake Squares

5 reviews

My family loves this dessert. The ricotta cheese layer sinks down in the cheesecake, creating a luscious, dense cake that's...


Lemon Tea Cakes

For your next tea party, try these lovely tea cakes. The subtle lemon flavor is so delicious and your guests...


Lemon Blueberry Cornmeal Cake

1 review

I lightened up this quick and easy dessert by making a few substitutions. Because the treat is so sweet, no...


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...


Berry-Filled Lemon Cake

12 reviews

This dessert starts with a convenient boxed cake mix. "The cake and glaze have a mild lemon flavor that's delightful...

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Lemon Ginger Icebox Cake

8 reviews

Everyone searches for grand desserts that have easy ingredients and minimal effort. My lemony ginger icebox cake is the answer....


Raspberry Lemon Cake

32 reviews

Want a change from chocolate cake? Try this elegant lemon cake...it's packed with refreshing lemon flavor, from the cake to...


Fluted Lemon Cake

4 reviews

My great-grandmother used to make this cake, which has been a family favorite for years. You won’t believe it starts...


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Lemon Ladyfinger Dessert

13 reviews

We whipped up this rich and creamy treat just for your Easter dinner. Five ingredients and 20 minutes are all...


Poppy Seed Citrus Cake

7 reviews

“My youngest daughter loves anything with lemon and this is her favorite cake," writes Charolette Westfall from Houston, Texas. "It's...


Lemon Torte

3 reviews

This beautiful, light treat has an easy-to make meringue base that's complemented with tart and sweet fillings.