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...


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...

Rosemary & Thyme Lemon Pudding Cakes

These simple little cakes are absolutely divine and are perfect with hot tea. Think English tea party! Your guests will...


Makeover Lemon Pound Cake

13 reviews

For this lovely golden cake, I use fat-free yogurt to trim the calories. It's a comforting dessert for days when...


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...


Grandma’s Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

19 reviews

This is from a collection of family recipes. My granddaughter, Riley, likes that it tastes like lemons, but is sweet....

Homemade Lemon Pound Cake

4 reviews

I take this cake when asked to bring dessert for potluck lunches. The ladies sometimes come to blows to see...


Lemon-Lime Meringue Cake

4 reviews

We top a tender citrus curd-filled cake with lovely meringue for a mile-high masterpiece!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Moist Lemon Angel Cake Roll

7 reviews

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


Lemonade Layer Cake

17 reviews

Lemonade concentrate gives both the cake and frosting fantastic flavor. I like to garnish this dessert with lemon slices and...


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.

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...


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...


Lemon-Filled Coconut Cake

12 reviews

One of my coworkers brought this cake to a luncheon almost 40 years ago. It was so delicious that I...


Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

19 reviews

Classic lemon meringue pie inspired these gorgeous little cupcakes. The tangy treats hide a surprise lemon pie filling and are...


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...


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...

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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...


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...


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...


Citrus Pound Cake

6 reviews

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