Whatever the occasion, we have a great collection of zesty lemon cake recipes to delight your guests.
Bake this classic lemon loaf cake recipe for a simple afternoon treat. This easy bake has a triple lemon hit - a light and fluffy lemon sponge, tangy lemon syrup to keep the cake super tender and then a finishing drizzle of lemon glacé icing.
Gem avocados are extra creamy, making them perfect for keeping this zesty cake super moist – don't worry, it won't taste like avocado
The creamy texture of courgettes makes this simple vegetable bake wonderfully moist
With delicate and sophisticated flavours and simple yet stunning decoration, this beautiful cake is made for special occasions, and is the perfect way to celebrate Tesco's 100th birthday
Look no further for a unique, dinner party dessert! This layered crêpe cake stacks lacy pancakes topped with a tangy, lemon curd swirled yoghurt for a striking pudding that easily feeds a crowd
This isn’t a fancy name for a cake – quite literally, you poke holes in the cake after baking and fill them with a delicious syrup. We use a heavenly blueberry and lemon compote to fill the holes, allowing the cake to soak up all of the fruit juices
Shellfish and lemon is a marriage made in heaven – these crab cakes are wonderfully fluffy thanks to perfectly mashed potato and are flavoured with fragrant basil. This easy dinner idea for two pairs them with a zingy lemon mayo and takes just half an hour
A modern-twist on the classic simnel cake which is traditionally eaten at Easter. This gorgeous, colourful cake combines a subtle blend of lemon and ginger, which perfectly complements the creamy, smooth white chocolate icing
A twist on the traditional lemon drizzle cake using aromatic cardamom and warming stem ginger
This beautifully coloured layer cake is perfect for a child’s birthday party – the bright colours exposing themselves as you cut into the cake
This elegant two-tier lemon celebration cake is not only beautiful, but has a fresh citrus flavour making it wonderfully light
This classic lemon drizzle cake recipe is an all-time favourite and best enjoyed with a nice hot cup of tea
Baking without eggs might seem like a challenge, but it’s easy to make an egg-free sponge. You can use the mix in any recipe that calls for sponge, but we’ve topped ours with a classic lemon drizzle.
Lemon drizzle cake is a classic for good reason. This dairy-free lemon drizzle cake recipe means everyone can enjoy - the all-in-one cake mixture is blitzed together in minutes and the finished cake is soaked in a lemon sugar crust for an easy weekend bake
Try this lemon and almond cake for a teatime treat or elegant birthday cake. Fluffy almond sponges are sandwiched with smooth mascarpone cream, tangy lemon curd and golden toasted almonds.
Arm yourself with some ready-made meringues and these scrumptious lemon cakes are just a few steps away: melted white chocolate, fresh lemon juice and chopped meringues, chilled until set. A deliciously tart and sweet treat.
Make this gluten-free lemon drizzle cake recipe (made using gluten-free flour and ground almonds), studded with poppyseeds and finished with a drizzle of tangy lemon icing, for an easy afternoon tea bake.