Lemon Cake Recipes

Looking for lemon cake recipes? Taste of Home has the best lemon cake recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Add Filter

    Tout icon

    35 Irresistible Lemon Cake Ideas

    Lemon brightens and enlivens any dish. These lemon cake ideas are the perfect balance of sweet and tart—they're perfect for spring and summer!

    Margarita Cake

    3 reviews

    This margarita cake is perfect for a picnic on a warm day. You'll be surprised at how closely it tastes...


    Strawberry Lemon Cupcakes

    9 reviews

    My granddaughter Sydney has acquired a love of baking. While I was visiting her in Tampa, we made these light,...


    How to Make a Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf Cake

    Satisfy your cravings with this copycat Starbucks lemon loaf cake recipe.


    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....

    Blackberry-Lemon Pudding Cake

    1 review

    I grew up in Texas, where every summer I looked forward to picking dewberries. The berries were so good that...


    Mom’s Citrus Buttermilk Cake

    5 reviews

    Everyone raves over this lovely lemon cake. It's divine with fresh raspberries and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. —Joan...

    Ginger-Glazed Lemon Bundt

    1 review

    Tangy ginger, tart lemon and puckery cranberries make this melt-in-your-mouth cake as crisp—and gorgeous—as autumn. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


    Lemon Angel Food Supreme

    2 reviews

    This heavenly dessert has been in our family for years. Everyone loves wedges of this delicate angel food cake topped...


    Glazed Lemon Tube Cake

    36 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 Meringue Cake

    15 reviews

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


    Golden Lemon Pound Cake

    4 reviews

    Years ago, while pastoring a church in New Mexico, I worked in a nursing home. For a Christmas party, I...


    Taste of Home Logo

    Lemon Angel Cake Roll

    7 reviews

    "Every time I make this sunny cake roll, people comment on its fresh flavor and festive look," observes Diana Hardwick...


    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...


    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-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


    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...


    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...


    Holiday Bundt Cake

    2 reviews

    This easy cake is a showstopper during the holidays. It has a tender crumb and pairs well with fruit.


    Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce

    From Panguitch, Utah, Lucile Proctor shares a very moist spiced cake that's topped with an old-fashioned-tasting lemon sauce. "The simple...


    Lemon Orange Cake

    9 reviews

    I like to bake this lovely three-layer lemon and orange cake instead of a more traditional pie for Thanksgiving. It...


    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...

    Magazine Cover

    Subscribe & SAVE

    Save Up To 80%!

    Homemade Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

    1 review

    Family and friends will love this buttermilk cake...whether you serve tender slices with coffee at brunch or as a treat...


    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...


    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 Daffodil Cake

    You're sure to impress dinner guests when you present this eye-catching sponge cake. A light lemon filling and frosting make...


    Orange Mousse Chocolate Torte

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


    Homemade Lemon Chiffon Cake

    3 reviews

    “My mouth waters just thinking about this sweet, airy cake and its icing laced with the tang of lemon.” says...