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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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 Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas

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


Zesty Citrus Cake

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


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...

Orange Mousse Chocolate Torte

I always get compliments from the chocolate lovers at my table when I serve them this cool tangy torte with...


Homemade Lemon Chiffon Cake

3 reviews

“My mouth waters just thinking about this sweet, airy cake and its icing laced with the tang of lemon.” says...

Luscious Lemon Angel Roll

2 reviews

I came across this recipe while preparing for a party and was thrilled with how easy it was to make....


Lemon Surprise Pound Cake

1 review

I made this cake when I had an abundance of squash and wanted to try something different. It is delicious...


Dreamy Orange Charlotte

Having a rich, hearty holiday feast? Here’s the perfect finale. It has a light, airy texture and refreshing citrus flavor.


Gingerbread Cake with Lemon Sauce

Our Test Kitchen updated this moist, delicious classic with a zippy lemon sauce that complements the cake's delicate ginger flavor.

Grapefruit Layer Cake

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


Lime Chiffon Cake

4 reviews

The next time you spot lovely little limes at the grocery store, pick some up and make this outstanding cake!...


Cheese-Filled Lemon Coffee Cake

1 review

Lemon lovers will find this rich, glazed coffee cake absolutely scrumptious. The cream cheese in the middle is a wonderful...


Orange-Glazed Cake

When I take a bite of this cake, it brings back marvelous memories from my childhood. Each luscious, moist piece...


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 Snack Cake

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


Citrus Pound Cake

6 reviews

Moist and tender, this gorgeous classic has a refreshing taste of sunshine. —Lisa M Varner, El Paso, Texas


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....


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-Rosemary Layer Cake

24 reviews

Tall and impressive, this unique dessert is a treat for the senses with flecks of lemon zest and fresh rosemary....


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...


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....