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18 of the best lemon cakes, bakes and desserts

by Lottie Huckle

published on 27 March 2017

Vibrant, refreshingly tart, and available throughout the year, lemon is a powerhouse ingredient that no home cook or baker would choose to be without. With its bold flavour, lemon is most often the star of the show in cakes and bakes (think the joy of a simple lemon drizzle) but can also be used to balance sweetness or to season other fruits to help them sing. From layer cakes to traybakes, biscuits to loaves, tarts to puddings, here are 18 of our favourite lemon bakes.

Layer cakes

Loaf cakes

Slices, traybakes and bars

Mini cakes






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