There’s something special about citrus in baking. Whether you want to bake a zesty drizzle cake, fluffy sponge or moist polenta cake with zucchini, these recipes are perfect as an indulgent dessert or a sweet treat with a cup of tea any time of day. It’s time to get baking!
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Raspberry ricotta cheesecake with lemon syrup
Bursts of fresh raspberry cut through the creamy ricotta cheesecake with a golden Anzac biscuit base and a bright lemon drizzle adds extra tang.
Lemon meringue cupcakes
Combine two dessert favourites for afternoon treat. Mix up the lemon meringue pie by creating cute cupcakes that are perfect as party food or a gift.
This lemon tea cake is made something special when you layer it with lashings of lemon mascarpone frosting.
Lemon curd cake
This lemon curd cake with layers of cake, lemon syrup, lemon curd and a fluffy frostingi s a spectacular confection, fit for the finest celebration.
Lemon meringue cake
Indulge in this deliciously decadent lemon meringue cake. Topped with sugary meringue and sweet candied lemon, this is perfect for any special event or family barbecue!
Lemon curd cake
The secret ingredient in this cake is lemon curd, which gives the cake a deliciously buttery lemon flavour – coupled with a simple lemon glaze drizzle, it is perfect for citrus lovers.
Lemon syrup cake
Lemon sand cake
This is a beautiful classic lemon tea cake with a slightly sandy texture from the rice flour, hence its name.
Lemon drizzle cake
The flavours of lemon are absolutely fantastic. Add some nutty notes with almond, a bright drizzle to go on top and you’ve got an ideal treat
Luscious lemon cake
Add some zing to your baking with this deliciously easy lemon cake! Wonderfully moist and drizzled with a zesty lemon icing, it’s sure to be a winner.
Lemon cake with lemon mascarpone frosting
Spoil the lemon lover on their birthday with this delicious layered lemon cake.
Cream cheese lemon cake
Best-ever sponge cake
Light, fluffy sponge cake is sandwiched with zesty lemon butter and cream to create a beautiful dessert worthy of any morning or afternoon tea spread.
Greek yoghurt lemon cake with lemon syrup
Lemon and apricot cake
Put the kettle on and treat yourself to a thick wedge of this gingery lemon and apricot cake, best served with a dollop of yoghurt or whipped cream.
Lemon sour cream cake
This sweet and tangy lemon sour cream cake recipe is just the thing for an afternoon tea treat.
Lemon curd crepe cake
This lemon curd crepe cake is a deliciously sophisticated version of pancakes with lemon and sugar. Be sure to cook the curd gently over simmering water, and don’t let the bowl touch the base of the pan.
Lemon yoghurt cake with lemon curd frosting
Coconut and lemon syrup cake
Pistachio and lemon curd cake
Crunchy pistachios and a tangy homemade lemon curd come together in perfect harmony to create this beautiful cake.
Lemon and zucchini polenta cake
A nonna’s favourite made healthier with the addition of zucchini – and it’s gluten-free to boot! With candied lemon slices and orange blossom syrup.
Lemon cake with mascarpone frosting
Yogurt and lemon syrup cake
Lemon and early grey chiffon cake
A delicious lemon and early grey flavoured chiffon cake covered in a lemon glaze and topped with edible flowers.
Lemon curd cake with coconut frosting
Blackberry lemon cake with blackberry fool
This decadent, tangy cake is filled with juicy blackberries, soaked in lemon syrup and dolloped with a sweet blackberry fool.
Cardamom & lemon cake with vanilla labne & lemon syrup
Cardamom adds a beautiful touch to this delightful lemon cake with a twist. It’s fragrant, zesty and served with a sweet lemon syrup and creamy labne.
Lemon berry cake with yoghurt custard
Lemon, tea and three milks cake
This beautifully fragrant cake showcases the perfect combination of the tartness of lemons, the fragrance of earl grey tea, and the wonderfully creamy flavour of three types of milk. It’s moist, sweet and utterly irresistible.
Lemon curd and poppy seed crêpe cake
Poppy seeds add a delicious pop to this creamy, elegant lemon curd crepe cake topped with vanilla blueberries. Serve this for your loved ones on a special occasion.
Gluten-free raspberry and lemon syrup cake
Don’t miss out on your favourite sweet treats just because you have an intolerance to gluten. This beautiful raspberry and lemon syrup cake is free of wheat and dairy, and still tastes incredible!
Lemon ricotta semolina cake with cherry syrup
This cake comes with an unbeatable flavour and texture thanks to the fresh lemon juice, semolina and ricotta cheese and a sweet cherry syrup to finish
Polenta and ricotta cake with rosemary lemon syrup
Looking for a cake with wow factor? Soaked in deliciously sweet lemon and rosemary syrup and served with whipped ricotta, this polenta cake is sure to impress.
Three-milk cake with lemon curd and cream
The fluffy cream topping and zingy lemon curd swirls make an excellent topping that just completes this cake.