Comfort Food

Comfort food is food that stirs up fond foodie memories and makes you feel warm and cozy. These comfort food recipes deliver on that promise.

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Margarita Cake

This margarita cake is perfect for a picnic on a warm day. You'll be surprised at how closely it tastes like the real thing. —Dawn Lowenstein, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania

Strawberry Lemon Cupcakes

My granddaughter Sydney has acquired a love of baking. While I was visiting her in Tampa, we made these light,...


How to Make a Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf Cake

Satisfy your cravings with this copycat Starbucks lemon loaf cake recipe.


Lemon Rhubarb Tube Cake

For a taste of summer, try this dessert. The cake's fresh lemon flavor and tart rhubarb topping are so refreshing....


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26 Zesty Lemon Cake Recipes

Lemon brightens and enlivens any dish. These lemon cake ideas are the perfect balance of sweet and tart—they're perfect for...

Mom’s Citrus Buttermilk Cake

Everyone raves over this lovely lemon cake. It's divine with fresh raspberries and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. —Joan...


Blackberry-Lemon Pudding Cake

I grew up in Texas, where every summer I looked forward to picking dewberries. The berries were so good that...

Ginger-Glazed Lemon Bundt

Tangy ginger, tart lemon and puckery cranberries make this melt-in-your-mouth cake as crisp—and gorgeous—as autumn. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Citrus Pound Cake

Moist and tender, this gorgeous classic has a refreshing taste of sunshine. —Lisa M Varner, El Paso, Texas


Cheese-Filled Lemon Coffee Cake

Lemon lovers will find this rich, glazed coffee cake absolutely scrumptious. The cream cheese in the middle is a wonderful...


Lemon Layer Cake

This citrusy cake with a luscious cream cheese frosting will garner plenty of applause. The flavor, a duet of sweet...

Italian Triple Lemon Cream Cake

Refreshing and impressive, this show-stopping cake is perfect for Easter, a summer party or even Christmas dinner. In case you...


Contest-Winning Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

This lovely layered cake may not be made from scratch, but lemon curd filling and creamy frosting give it a...


Rosemary & Thyme Lemon Pudding Cakes

These simple little cakes are absolutely divine and are perfect with hot tea. Think English tea party! Your guests will...


Makeover Lemon Pound Cake

For this lovely golden cake, I use fat-free yogurt to trim the calories. It's a comforting dessert for days when...


Lemon-Thyme Angel Food Cake

Thyme adds a new twist to the classic angel food cake. The flavors pair well together. We enjoy it alongside...

Lemon Blueberry Shortcakes

Who wouldn't smile if this dessert was placed in front of them? Cute, lemony and chilled, this is the perfect...


Orange-Glazed Cake

When I take a bite of this cake, it brings back marvelous memories from my childhood. Each luscious, moist piece...


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Lemon Ricotta Cake

This recipe is a family gem that was passed down from my grandmother and mother. Garnished with shaved lemon zest,...


Lemon Strawberry Shortcake

Add lemon peel to the shortcake batter and the butter to give traditional shortcake a bit of zip. That extra...


Arnold Palmer Cupcakes

These fun cupcakes take a favorite Arnold Palmer recipe and turn it into dessert. Add a slice of lemon on...


Lemon-Lime Poppy Seed Cake

There’s plenty of lemon-lime flavor in this tender cake to please any citrus lover. Plus, it’s a breeze to make.


Lemon Basil Cupcakes

Lemon cupcakes are a delight of summer, and a touch of basil really dresses them up. They're a wonderful light...


Blueberry Citrus Cake

“My husband and I grow blueberries for market-and this cake is my favorite way to use them. Our fresh berries...

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Lemon Surprise Pound Cake

I made this cake when I had an abundance of squash and wanted to try something different. It is delicious...


Ginger-Walnut Tube Cake

My husband, Ken, loves this tube cake with its bits of crystallized ginger. Feel free to drizzle it with a...


Lemon Coconut Cake

“If you’re pressed for time, use a white cake mix and dress it up with the filling and frosting from...


Triple-Layer Lemon Cake

A smooth and silky citrus filling separates the three layers of my lemon cake. It's a homemade favorite that friends...


Almond-Lemon Pound Cake

This lemon-almond cake is the first cake I learned to make more than 30 years ago, and it’s still a...


Lemon-Buttermilk Pound Cake

Here’s the recipe I reach for when I need something tried and true. The old-fashioned cake has a tangy lemon...