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

2 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

8 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....


Mom’s Citrus Buttermilk Cake

3 reviews

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


Ginger-Glazed Lemon Bundt

2 reviews

Tangy ginger, tart lemon and puckery cranberries make this melt-in-your-mouth cake as crisp—and gorgeous—as autumn. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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California Lemon Pound Cake

48 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

35 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-Thyme Angel Food Cake

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


Zesty Citrus Cake

We grow our own citrus trees, so I'm always trying to come up with new recipes for the fruit. My...


Lemon Orange Cake

9 reviews

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

Glazed Lemon Cake

13 reviews

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


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Lemon Ladyfinger Dessert

5 reviews

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


Grapefruit Layer Cake

I grew up in Florida where we had 10 grapefruit trees and were constantly trying to use the fruit in...


Fluted Lemon Cake with Fresh Fruit

This citrusy, golden-brown cake looks especially beautiful baked in a fancy fluted pan. Serve each slice with a dollop of...


Six-Layer Coconut Cake with Lemon Filling

1 review

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 It was originally made with an orange filling, but...

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 Ginger Icebox Cake

6 reviews

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


Arnold Palmer Cupcakes

6 reviews

These fun cupcakes take a favorite Arnold Palmer recipe and turn it into dessert. Add a slice of lemon on...


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...


Lemon Bundt Cake

6 reviews

Convenient lemon cake and pudding mixes hurry along this moist glazed cake shared by Ann Anderson of Andrews, North Carolina.


Lemon Sheet Cake

33 reviews

Lemon pie filling lends a splash of citrus flavor to convenient cake mix, and a rich cream cheese frosting gives...


Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

6 reviews

This luscious, lemony poppy seed cake recipe from Betty Bjarnason is one of many collected by Brenda Wood of Egbert,...


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...

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Raspberry Lemon Cake

26 reviews

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


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...


Coconut Citrus Layer Cake

1 review

Make a showstopper holiday treat: tender white cake layered with tangy grapefruit curd and topped with fluffy cream cheese frosting....


Lemon Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting

6 reviews

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


Pink Lemonade Stand Cake

9 reviews

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


Lemon Pound Cake Loaves

10 reviews

My family always asks for this love-me-tender lemon pound cake. Sometimes, I shake things up and make cupcakes with the...