50 Lemon Cake Recipes You Need To Pull Off a Tangy Summertime Dessert

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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.

41. Gluten-Free Lemon Cake with Lemon Frosting


You really don’t need to suppress those dessert cravings anymore, or even call those sweet bites as your guilty pleasures – as long as you have got this Gluten Free Lemon Cake coming to your rescue. Featuring a minimal amount of carbs, this one is totally sugar-free and dairy-free, so you can cherish the fresh flavors of lemon just the way you want! You need coconut oil, homemade sweetener, almond milk, eggs, lemon extract, blanched almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, sea salt, palm shortening, and coconut milk.

Recipe Details : mamashire

42. Simple Strawberry Lemon Cake

Simple Strawberry Lemon Cake

It perhaps, can’t get better of a delicious contrast than this one-of-a-kind cake that has got an ultra thin layer of fresh cut strawberry slices sitting on the top. Baked with the lemon cake batter, the strawberry layer has got a yummy spongy cake loaded with vanilla crème stevia, fresh lemon juice and lots of lemon zest as the base layer which follows an absolutely gluten-free method for its preparation, calling for gluten-free flour as well as non-fat milk.

Recipe Details : amyshealthybaking

43. Citrus Cake with Orange Lemon Frosting

Citrus Cake with Orange Lemon Frosting

Here’s a gorgeous dessert that screams citrus in every single bite! Having an orange lemon frosting cover it throughout, this one has been decorated with fresh slices of lemon, mint leaves and orange to make it much more fruity and of course, tangy! The frosting has got orange juice and lemon zest as its chief ingredients, while the base cake has got even more of the fruity zest combined with flour, butter, baking soda, baking powder, salt, sugar, eggs and vanilla extract.

Recipe Details : mralpenglow

44. Lemon Mascarpone Layer Cake Recipe

Lemon Mascarpone Layer Cake Recipe

If those beautiful pretties of buttercream have succeeded to steal your heart already, you would be delighted to know that this wonderful cake has got a blend of trifle going into the finished dessert. The cake layers have been perfectly soaked with lemon syrup, further holding a thick layer of lemon and mascarpone cream in the middle. What brings out a special lemon-y flavor is some meyer lemons. However, you can always work out the process using a bunch of regular, tangy lemons.

Recipe Details : gourmetfood

45. French Grandmother’€™s Lemon Yogurt Cake

French Grandmother'€™s Lemon Yogurt Cake

As the title suggests, this one is going to take you back to those pretty childhood days of French people that were flooded with delicious Grandma’s Lemon Yogurt Cakes. The cake is amazingly moist and a some lemon syrup brushed on the cake while it is still warm offers the treat a deliciously crisp and citrus-y glazed crust. Speaking of the decor, you really can make all the magic with a simple dusting of powdered sugar going on the top.

Recipe Details : thecafesucrefarine

46. Lemon Crazy/Wacky Cake

Lemon Crazy/Wacky Cake

Coming with a super moist texture and a coating of luscious frosting amplified with lots of lemon zest and lemon extract, this one has rightly been called a little thing of wackiness ! All you need to prepare your very own versions of Lemon Crazy Cake is some flour, white sugar, a little baking soda, some salt, lemon zest, white vinegar, pure vanilla extract, pure lemon extract, some vegetable oil and some water.

Recipe Details : sweetlittlebluebird

47. Moist Lemon Angel Cake Roll Recipe

Moist Lemon Angel Cake Roll Recipe

Bring a huge smile on the lips of a die-hard lemon cake lover by serving them with individual cake rolls that are going to keep their guilty pleasures totally under control. Forming a perfect blend of sweet and tart, these moist lemon angel cake rolls have got a feather-light texture and of course, that much needed goodness of lemon – all coming together with a delicious filling of lots and lots of lemon curd consisting of sugar, cornstarch, water, egg, lemon juice and a grated lemon peel.

Recipe Details : tasteofhome

48. Lemon-Lime Layer Cake

Lemon-Lime Layer Cake

Taking Key Lime Sugar Cookies as its foundation, this one is a marvelous version to the crunchies that transforms them into a decadent lemon cake that combines the incredible flavors of lime as well as lemon in one thing of decadence. It has got a thick smothering of lime buttercream as its beauty blanket that houses two layers of fluffy lemon sponge cake oozing fresh touches of lemon zest and a little lemon juice. Sitting on top are those bright green garnishes adding a lot more color to the dessert.

Recipe Details : adashofsanity

49. Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

A rich and fluffy lemon cake is not only flooded with a wholesome lava of bright yellow lemon curd at the center, but also topped with a beautiful swirl of meringue frosting that has got those light touches of charring brought with a kitchen torch. The actual magic comes into play when you cut through the cakes and expose that filling hiding between a thick sponge of cake-y charm, getting its much needed element of decor and cream from the meringue on top.

Recipe Details : bakedbyrachel

50. The Best Lemon Cheesecake. Ever.

The Best Lemon Cheesecake. Ever

A thick and absolutely delightful coconut cookie crust sitting at the bottom is all credits for making this bright golden lemon cheesecake a true thing of splendor, specially when it sports a perfect blend of lemon and sugar. To work out the final touches of beauty, this one has been topped with a thick dollop of lemony whipped cream, backing the titled “The Best Lemon Cheesecake Ever” even better. Travel to sheer pleasures!

Recipe Details : theunlikelybaker

When you have got a whole bundle of zesty lemon magic to adorn your spring dessert plates with absolute freshness, why wait to make those tea times a thing to cherish with the whole family? Get going to bring one or more of the aforesaid lemon cake recipes to life in your very own kitchen!

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