Lemon Cake Recipes

The best lemon cake recipes. Ideas for frosting, pound cake, lemon bundt cakes, and other ways to make this tart, refreshing dessert.

Staff Picks

Lemon Cake with Lemon Filling and Lemon Butter Frosting

Rating: 4 stars 528
This is a wonderful Easter cake. Everyone at my Easter barbeque loved it. Very moist and delightful.

Zesty Lemon Loaf

Rating: 4.5 stars 117
This dressed-up pound cake-style lemon loaf has a delicate hint of ginger. The decadence of Grand Marnier makes this lemon loaf special. Great with Earl Grey tea or ice wine.

Blueberry-Lemon Pound Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 131
This is a tangy variation of an old recipe. Blueberry pound cake with the added spark of lemon. I love it and so do my kids.

Lemon Gold Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 75
This easy cake recipe makes a good lemon-flavored cake perfect for any occasion.

Lemon Custard Pudding Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 106
This recipe makes a delectable pudding-like cake with a tangy lemony flavor everyone will love.

Lemon Fluff Cake

Rating: 4 stars 76
A lovely and moist lemon-flavored cake is what you'll get from this easy cake recipe.

Lemon Meringue Cheesecake

Rating: 5 stars 176
Love lemon meringue pie and cheesecake? Well this is the best of both worlds. Great any time of year and sure to impress your guests.

Lemon Cupcake with Blackberry Buttercream

Rating: 4.5 stars 307
A simple from-scratch lemon cupcake has blackberry buttercream frosting. This cupcake is a refreshing hit! Garnish each cupcake with a blackberry or a pinch of lemon zest.

Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 171
This is an easy, moist lemon and poppy seed cake that was my grandfather's favorite.

Lemon Souffle Cheesecake with Blueberry Topping

Rating: 4.5 stars 123
Enjoy this light and lemony cheesecake with its delicious blueberry topping. It's excellent as a summer dessert, especially if you can find wild blueberries or huckleberries, or use frozen thawed and drained blueberries.

Inspiration and Ideas

Yogurt Cake
Rating: Unrated 232
"I didn't have lemon extract, so I used the zest of 2 lemons and the juice of one. Baked in a loaf pan for about 70 minutes. Very good!" - Christy Weber Stout
Lemon Fiesta Cake
Rating: Unrated 90
"This was a big brunch hit! Incredibly moist and bright." – gwyn
Mom's Cheesecake Cookie Bars
Rating: 4 stars 23

Found this cheesecake cookie bars recipe going through my mom's recipe box. Good memories...