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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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, fluffy cupcakes. She's a natural—these turned out fantastic! —Lonnie Hartstack, Clarinda, Iowa

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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 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...


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 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 Coconut Cupcakes

5 reviews

Lemon plus coconut equals big smiles in this cupcake equation. These zesty gems are a hit with my family, friends...

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 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...


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.


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...

Orange-Glazed Cake

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


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 It was originally made with an orange filling, but...


Moist Lemon Meringue Cake

1 review

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


Lemon Coconut Cake

8 reviews

“If you’re pressed for time, use a white cake mix and dress it up with the filling and frosting from...


Berry-Filled Lemon Cake

9 reviews

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

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...


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....


Poppy Seed Citrus Cake

5 reviews

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


Lemon Refrigerator Cake

1 review

The recipe comes from my church group and is a light, refreshing cake for warm-weather days.


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...


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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Lemon Lover’s Pound Cake

34 reviews

Everyone raves about this pretty dessert—and it sure doesn't last long with my family. It also freezes beautifully, so why...


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...


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Blueberry-Lemon Upside-Down Cake

5 reviews

I was young when I married, so I watched my mother-in-law to learn baking. This cake with fresh blueberries is...


Lemon Layer Cake

17 reviews

This citrusy cake with a luscious cream cheese frosting will garner plenty of applause. The flavor, a duet of sweet...


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....


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Lemon Chiffon Cake

66 reviews

This moist, airy lemon chiffon cake was my dad's favorite. Mom revamped the original recipe to include lemons. I'm not...