Who doesn’t love super fresh and tangy lemon-y food when the magical springtime knocks the door? And why wouldn’t one – everything about lemon tastes oh so yummy, citrus-y and absolutely refreshing. If you too are looking out to cherish that tang with a touch of sugar, nothing can get any better than a homemade lemon cake. Here are 50 Lemon Cake Recipes You Need To Pull Off a Tangy Summertime Dessert.
16. Moist Lemon Cake Recipe
Here’s something apt and appropriate for being called as the showstopper of any family get together – and the credit goes to that heap of fresh raspberries and blackberries lying on the top in a carefree fashion. Oh yes, the slices of the ultimate moist lemon cake are not only bursting with extra moistness brought by sour cream and a zesty lemon flavor in themselves, but also feature layers of lemon curd for the purpose of filling and topping the preparation.
Recipe Details : cakewhiz
17. Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake
The simplest yet best Lemon Pound Cake ever calls for a basic blending of mixing of some all-purpose flour, instant lemon pudding, salt, baking soda, butter, sugar, vanilla extract, large eggs, sour cream and lemon zest for the preparation of the cake layer which is charmed up with a thick homemade lemon glaze. Savor the treat as it is, or serve the sour cream cake with some whipped cream and vanilla ice cream, it’s always going to hit all the right notes.
Recipe Details : plainchicken
18. Lemon Jello Cake
Seeping down through the one-of-a-kind sponginess blending in lots of lemon jello into the batter is an even more delicious icing made from fresh lemon juice and loads of powdered sugar, which makes the underlying cake layers a lot more luscious and luxurious at the same time. Apart from the jello, the cake needs a store-bought lemon cake mix, a few large eggs, some water, and some oil to get all set for baking. Add a slice of lemon for the final touches of beauty.
Recipe Details : ohsweetbasil
19. The BEST homemade Lemon Cake with Lemon Buttercream
A two-layered lemon cake having lots of lemon buttercream sandwiched between the light and fluffy cake layers, this one is super easy and stress-free to put together. The star element is those gorgeous swirls of buttercream lining the circumference of deliciously moist and spongy cake. Tiny bits of grated lemon zest and lots of fresh lemon juice mixed in the buttercream make it a lot more extra lemon-y and simply cherishing for the whole family.
Recipe Details : tastesbetterfromscratch
20. Lemon Dream Cake
Even if you are not that big of a lemon dessert fan, you are going to adore this treat that has got the perfect blend of tart and sweetness coming together, instead of being so overloaded with that peculiar lemon flavor alone. A delicious lemon cake batter is covered with a yummy pie filling which gradually travels down the batter, ending up in a great blend of tastes – finally topped with a mixture of lemon frosting with whipped topping.
Recipe Details : thecountrycook
21. Cloud-like Lemon Cupcakes
Of course, all lemon cakes are supposed to be soft and moist – but what makes this one being called oh so cloud-like? The super light lemon cupcakes are extra airy and fluffy because of that freshly whipped cream folded into the batter right before you set the cakes for baking. The end results are an exceptionally puffy and soft cake that sports a texture truy similar to that of a cloud, but with a twist of sweetness and little tanginess brought by lemon juice and zest, topped with some cream cheese frosting.
Recipe Details : letslivelavida
22. Zesty Lemon Celebration Cake
Lemon cakes come with unbeatable ease of preparation and a simple flavor – but that doesn’t mean the flavor should be considered a little less suited for huge celebrations. A little touches of decor and some yummy cake fillings can transform the idea from plain to enchanting, just like this Zesty Lemon Celebration Cake. It has got lemon cake layers sandwiching a thick lemon curd filling and lots of homemade icing that also tops the cake along with a few silver balls and crystallized lemon.
Recipe Details : intheplayroom
23. Lemon Coconut Cake
Layers of a tender white cake when put together with a tangy lemon filling and a rich coconut-cream cheese frosting form the most wonderful blend of fruity goodness in a single dessert. What you are going to need is some butter, sugar, eggs, all-purpose flour, baking powder, milk, and vanilla extract, further brightening up the dessert with lots of Lemon Filling, Cream Cheese Frosting, and lots of sweetened flaked coconut adding an element of fascination to the decor.
Recipe Details : what2cook
24. Lemon Chiffon Cake Recipe
There’s no doubt in the fact that Spring always seems a bit incomplete without the whole family cherishing a mouth-watering homemade lemon cake, and this one, covered in a not-too-sweet whipped cream frosting does that with utmost grace. The insides of the cake sport generous filling of creamy delicious Lemon Curd, alternating the airy layers with even more tang. Even if you are a novice baker, this easy to follow recipe shared by Cake Journal is a must-try!
Recipe Details : cakejournal
25. A Lemon Cake Roll!
What a wonderful take on the concept of lemon cakes is this lemon cake roll that transforms the simple cake layers into a whole swirl of tanginess, packed with alternating swirls of a lemon whipped cream. The cake baked in a jelly roll pan is rolled and lined with powdered sugar, only to be filled with a layer of lemon curd mixed with some freshly whipped cream, before finally rolling it into the beautiful cake roll-up that’s insanely spongy, light and yes, fluffy.
Recipe Details : crazyforcrust
26. Lemon Sheet Cake
A mere look at this thing of subtle perfection brings the words ‘creamy’ and ‘luscious’ to your mind. Adding some buttermilk and a yummy white chocolate pudding mix into the cake batter makes the sponge layer a little extra fluffy and rich, while the frosting that goes for the decor has also got a special touch of lemon to itself, brought by fresh lime juice and lemon jello mix being added into the cream cheese, butter, sugar, milk, lemon zest, and vanilla.
Recipe Details : lilluna
27. Feeding an Addiction with Lemon Almond Torta
Helping you travel to a complete heaven of lemon tang, here’s a miraculous blend of citrus-y freshness in the form of an ultra-dense and buttery lemon cake that has been made to-die-for fragrant with lots of ground almonds and some almond extract going into the cake batter. That super crunchy decor is brought by lining the baking pan from the sides with some sliced almonds, while some glorious addition of lemon curd under the top layer of almonds gets the dessert its much needed touches of creaminess.
Recipe Details : travelerslunchbox
28. Blueberry Lemon Poke Cake
Celebrate your love for fresh berries and tangy lemons together with this Blueberry Lemon Poke Cake that’s all set to take your breath away. The base layer is a homemade lemon cake having lots and lots of lemon blueberry sauce being drizzled into the holes made throughout the sponge layer. Once the berries and the sauce get nestled into the preparation, it is topped with a super creamy frosting combining cool whip and rich lemon curd together.
Recipe Details : thewholesomedish
29. Lemons Poke Cake
Isn’t is great to introduce a dash of freshness to a hot summer afternoon, specially if it’s done with a delectable lemon poke cake that’s not only creamy and cool, but also loaded with yummilicious lemon curd calling for sugar, butter, eggs, and lemon juice ending up being too savory to handle. You need a baked lemon cake, some lemon curd, and some cool whip. What makes the decor absolutely eye-pleasing is some chopped pecans and white chocolate chips resting on the top with utmost glamour!
Recipe Details : somethingswanky
30. Lemon Cheesecake
Chocolate surely establishes itself as the favorite addition to homemade desserts, and it does the same yet again with this decadent lemon cheesecake that has got a crunchy chocolate cookie crust working as the base, rightly complimenting the velvet-like, luscious layer of cheesecake made with Philadelphia cheese flaunting a touch of lemons and chocolate morsels. What goes on the top is a layer of delicious, bright yellow lemon curd to exhibit the cake flavor even better.
Recipe Details : shugarysweets