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 Snack Cake

"I love to experiment with lighter recipes," relates Rosalie Buyce of Winter Haven, Florida. "I was pleased to come up with this moist lemon cake. A dollop of whipped topping gives the final touch to each sunny square."

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...


Luscious Lime Angel Squares

4 reviews

A creamy lime topping turns angel food cake into these yummy squares that are perfect for potlucks or picnics. "You...


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...


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...

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!...


Orange-Glazed Cake

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


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...


Rich Lemon Meringue Cake

2 reviews

Meet the Cook: My husband likes lemon meringue pie, so I figured this would appeal to him. It's become his...


Apple Cake with Lemon Sauce

3 reviews

I make this delicious apple cake with the apples we get from a local orchard. Growers here in Ohio produce...


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 It was originally made with an orange filling, but...


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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...

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 Delight Cake

11 reviews

When I needed to bring a treat to work, I combined four different recipes into this moist cake. A boxed...


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...


Poppy Seed Lemon Cake

I made this moist cake one Sunday for a brunch after church, and no one believed it was a lighter...


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...


Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake Squares

5 reviews

My family loves this dessert. The ricotta cheese layer sinks down in the cheesecake, creating a luscious, dense cake that's...


Lemon Tea Cakes

For your next tea party, try these lovely tea cakes. The subtle lemon flavor is so delicious and your guests...

Great-Grandma’s Lemon Cake

1 review

"Baking and giving" is a hobby of mine, and I love to bake my gifts by using old-fashioned recipes like...


Lemon Blueberry Tea Cake

2 reviews

I found this recipe in an old loose-leaf cookbook owned by my great-aunt. I've enjoyed making it for teas and...


Lemon Blueberry Cornmeal Cake

1 review

I lightened up this quick and easy dessert by making a few substitutions. Because the treat is so sweet, no...


Lemon-Raspberry Streusel Cake

4 reviews

Buttery almond streusel tops the luscious, raspberry-studded lemon cream in these very special bars. If desired, an icing made with...


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...


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...