Lemon cake recipes

A lemon cake should be properly lemony, and these recipes – from cheesecakes to drizzles, bundts to traybakes – fit the bill. For your next lipsmacking citrus bake, look no further.

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Strawberry madeleines with lemon drizzle

Afternoon tea recipes

Strawberry madeleines with lemon drizzle

These dainty strawberry and lemon drizzle madeleines are the perfect addition to a homemade afternoon...

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Lemon, blueberry and coconut cake

Celebration cake recipes

Lemon, blueberry and coconut cake

This stunning layer cake by Bake Off finalist Alice Fevronia is a project for a...

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Easy lemon drizzle loaf cake

Classic cake recipes

Easy lemon drizzle loaf cake

A zesty, syrup-drenched sponge with a sugar crust is our go-to teatime bake. This timeless...

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Raspberry and lemon sponge cake

Easy cake recipes

Raspberry and lemon sponge cake

Try this lemony twist on a Victoria sponge cake, filled with raspberry jam and fresh...

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Lemon curd cheesecake

Cheesecake recipes

Lemon curd cheesecake

Bring a little sunshine into your life with Simmone Logue’s lemon curd cheesecake recipe – crammed...

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Frozen lemon and blueberry mousse cake

Frozen dessert recipes

Frozen lemon and blueberry mousse cake

This blueberry mousse cake is a show-stopper – we’ve layered lemon sponge with sweet-tart lemon...

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Blueberry and lemon cake squares

Teatime traybake recipes

Blueberry and lemon cake squares

Donal Skehan’s blueberry and lemon squares are full of fresh, sweet, vibrant flavours but the...

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Elderflower, lemon and cherry cream flourless cake

Elderflower recipes

Elderflower, lemon and cherry cream flourless cake

A flourless cake with elderflower cordial (or you can use liqueur), lemon and cherry cream...

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James Martin’s classic lemon drizzle cake

Loaf cake recipes

James Martin’s classic lemon drizzle cake

James Martin’s easy lemon drizzle cake recipe, taken from his cookbook Sweet, is perfect for afternoon...

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Lemon drizzle bundt cake

Bundt cake recipes

Lemon drizzle bundt cake

Rather than a loaf, this lemon drizzle comes in the form of a bundt. It’s...

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Lemon, thyme and yogurt cake

Bundt cake recipes

Lemon, thyme and yogurt cake

Debbie Major’s easy-to-make lemon yogurt cake recipe is wonderful served with summer berries and extra...

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Baked lemon cheesecake

Baked cheesecake recipes

Baked lemon cheesecake

This baked lemon cheesecake recipe has been adapted from Eliza Acton’s cookbook, published in 1845....

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Lemon and pistachio battenberg

Afternoon tea recipes

Lemon and pistachio battenberg

This battenberg cake recipe swaps traditional pink and white squares for lemon and pistachio flavoured...

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Baked vanilla and lemon cheesecake with marinated strawberries

Cheesecake recipes

Baked vanilla and lemon cheesecake with marinated strawberries

Our baked cheesecake recipe is a favourite summer dessert: it looks impressive and is easy...

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Lemon polenta cake with mascarpone and lemon curd

Easter baking ideas

Lemon polenta cake with mascarpone and lemon curd

The fresh spring flavours of lemon and mascarpone in this impressive cake make it the...

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Lemon and poppy seed loaf cake with cream cheese frosting

Loaf cake recipes

Lemon and poppy seed loaf cake with cream...

This feather-light, fresh-flavoured lemon and poppyseed cake is delicious shared with friends over a cuppa...

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Lemon and coconut cake

Lemon cake recipes

Lemon and coconut cake

Good lemon curd gives this easy sponge cake recipe the edge. Bake it and enjoy...

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Lemon and rosemary cakes

Lemon cake recipes

Lemon and rosemary cakes

Everyone loves a cupcake and these prettier-than-pretty beauties are made to share. The lemon gives...

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Pumpkin, poppy seed and lemon loaf

Loaf cake recipes

Pumpkin, poppy seed and lemon loaf

This moist, moreish pumpkin, poppy seed and lemon loaf is a lovely autumnal teatime treat....

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