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....


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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...

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...


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,...

Lemon Meringue Torte

1 review

Field editor Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, relates, "I copied this old recipe from a notebook that my grandmother compiled...


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...


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 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....


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


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...

Lemon Sparkle Cupcakes

5 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...


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...


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 Cherry Cake

2 reviews

Our family loves cherries, so this cake is the perfect way to end any meal. The combination of sweet cherries...


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...


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

5 reviews

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

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Lemon Cupcakes

2 reviews

Usher in spring with these tender, lemony cupcakes. It's a recipe from my mother that I spiced up a bit....


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Glazed Lemon Flute Cake

12 reviews

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


Rhubarb Cake with Lemon Sauce

6 reviews

“This is our all-time favorite rhubarb recipe. I think it tastes best when both the cake and sauce are warm,...


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 Raspberry Cake

1 review

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


Makeover Lemon Raspberry Cake

1 review

Eden Atkerson's dessert was so delightful that we decided to trim it down a bit so everyone could enjoy it…even...