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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Lemon Orange Cake

12 reviews

I like to bake this lovely three-layer cake instead of a more traditional pie for Thanksgiving. It has that tangy Florida citrus flavor and isn't any more difficult to make than a two-layer cake. —Norma Poole, Auburndale, Florida

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 Torte

1 review

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


Lemon Meringue Cake

18 reviews

This cake tastes just like lemon meringue pie! Fresh lemon flavor shines through in the custard filling between the layers,...


Lemon-Filled Coconut Cake

20 reviews

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

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...


Triple-Layer Lemon Cake

9 reviews

A smooth and silky citrus filling separates the three layers of my lemon cake. It's a homemade favorite that friends...

Italian Triple Lemon Cream Cake

6 reviews

Refreshing and impressive, this show-stopping cake is perfect for Easter, a summer party or even Christmas dinner. In case you...


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


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...


Pink Lemonade Stand Cake

35 reviews

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

Grapefruit Layer Cake

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


Six-Layer Coconut Cake with Lemon Filling

2 reviews

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 It was originally made with an orange filling, but...


Orange Mousse Chocolate Torte

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


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...


Strawberry-Lemon Crepe Cake

1 review

Each year for my husband's birthday I make him a different lemon cake (a tradition started by his mother). A...

Blueberry Citrus Cake

17 reviews

“My husband and I grow blueberries for market-and this cake is my favorite way to use them. Our fresh berries...


Strawberry-Lemon Angel Cake

"I couldn't decide how to use the lemon curd a friend had given me, so I tried spreading it between...


Lemon Ginger Icebox Cake

8 reviews

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


Raspberry Lemon Cake

32 reviews

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


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Lemon Ladyfinger Dessert

13 reviews

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


Lemon Torte

3 reviews

This beautiful, light treat has an easy-to make meringue base that's complemented with tart and sweet fillings.


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Lemon Ricotta Cake

6 reviews

This recipe is a family gem that was passed down from my grandmother and mother. Garnished with shaved lemon zest,...


Lemon Raspberry Cake

2 reviews

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

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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 Layer Cake

28 reviews

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


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....


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....