Easy lemon cake recipes

From really easy lemon yoghurt cakes to all-in-one lemon sponge cake - find plenty of easy lemon cake recipes that are bound to tickle your tastebuds!

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127 reviews

A simple, light and moist lemon drizzle cake topped with a very lemony lemon icing. This will be your go-to lemon cake recipe!

Recipe by: Polly Welby

57 reviews

I'm a sucker for lemon and coconut so this cake is perfection to me! It's more of a tea cake than a dessert cake.

Recipe by: mrsnorris

53 reviews

This lemon curd cake is very moist and easy to make. I also sometimes put them in cup cases to make easy for a packed lunch or picnic.

Recipe by: buttons

26 reviews

This is a quick lemon cake that benefits from the lovely addition of blueberries. You could leave out the berries if you're after a classic lemon drizzle cake, though the blueberries are heavenly!

Recipe by: Jessica

25 reviews

A moist lemon drizzle cake, good for afternoon tea.

Recipe by: Gwynne Comstock

20 reviews

This is a very light and moist lemon sponge cake. It is a favourite with friends and family and especially the children. It isn't too sharp and not too sweet either. Definitely worth a try!

Recipe by: chelliebewley

22 reviews

Moist tangy delicious. Simple to make and simply luscious!

Recipe by: maryanne1

17 reviews

A very easy tasty and easy lemon drizzle cake that is better the soggier it is! Let the cake rest for a good hour before serving to ensure all of the lemon is soaked through.

Recipe by: cc-cooks

10 reviews

This is an easy recipe for two lovely lemon and poppy seed loaves. The yoghurt helps to keep these cakes deliciously moist! Enjoy as is with a cuppa, warm with butter. Or you can top these with a lovely lemon drizzle icing.

Recipe by: erimousch

6 reviews

My neighbour always used to bake this cake when we were children, and now I finally have the recipe. This is a great cake to cut into squares or slices and to wrap individually for cake sales, packed lunches or school fetes.

Recipe by: Diana

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