Spring is in the air and it's time for a delicious roundup of the BEST cake recipes for spring & summer!
A great slice of cake is going to be delicious no matter what the season, but in warm spring and summer months, I especially crave cakes with refreshing fruit flavors or an extra pop of color!
You may have seen our roundup of our favorite Summer Cake Designs, Tutorials, and Inspiration, but today, we're all about the RECIPES! We have so many favorite recipes for spring and summer that it would be impossible to pick just one.
Whether you're looking for citrus cakes, cocktail inspired cakes, fruit flavored cakes or classic go-to recipes, we have something for you!
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The Best Cake Recipes for Spring and Summer
We love these light and fruity cake recipes for spring and summer gatherings! Whether you're looking for strawberry cakes, citrus cakes, cocktail inspired cakes, and more- you are certain to find something on this list!
This moist Strawberry Lemonade Cake has a wonderful combination of flavors! Strawberry cake layers are lightly glazed with lemon, filled with fresh strawberries, and lemon cream cheese frosting. This is a dessert for spring and summer!
This moist Lemon Coconut Cake from Cake Mix is so soft, moist, and delicious! You will love the combination of lemon cake layers with lemon curd filling and coconut whipped cream cheese frosting! The cake is covered in a coat of flaked coconut as well for a beautiful, impressive dessert
This incredibly moist, fluffy strawberry cake has amazing flavor and a wonderful texture, thanks in part to the cream cheese and strawberry puree in the cake batter! We've filled our cake with sliced strawberries and whipped cream, and frosted with strawberry cream cheese frosting!
This heavenly Coconut Cream Cake has such amazing flavor! Moist cake layers are filled with homemade coconut pastry cream and frosted with a whipped coconut cream cheese frosting in this crowd-pleasing dessert.
This moist raspberry layer cake has amazing flavor and it all starts with a cake mix! Raspberry cake layers are glazed with raspberry jam, filled with whipped cream, and frosted with cream cheese frosting.
This fruity, flavorful Orange Pineapple Cake is super moist and perfect for spring and summer gatherings! Orange cake layers are filled with pineapple and cream filling and frosted in whipped orange mascarpone frosting- so light and delicious!
You can never go wrong with strawberries and champagne! This delicious layer cake is perfect for warm spring and summer months and makes a fabulous dessert for adult birthdays and celebrations! This recipe is based on a cake mix!
I love all of our chocolate cake recipes, but this Milk Chocolate version is a nice change of pace as it's a bit milder but still so wonderfully flavorful! This cake has moist milk chocolate cake layers with milk chocolate ganache and milk chocolate buttercream! SO good!
All the wonderful flavor of banana pudding in cake form! We love this amazing recipe with it's moist banana cake layers filled with vanilla wafers, bananas, and vanilla cream, and frosted in cream cheese frosting! SO good!
Pink Lemonade Cake tastes like a slice of summer! The slight tartness of lemony flavor is perfectly balanced with just the right amount of sweetness...not to mention a heavenly lemon cream cheese frosting!
This is the BEST Carrot Cake Recipe! It is so moist, and bursting with wonderful flavor from carrots, pineapple, coconut, nuts, and spices! If you've been searching for an amazing classic carrot cake recipe, this is the one!
This flavorful Peaches and Cream cake from scratch is so moist and delicious! I love it for summer gatherings! It consists of peach cake layers (with bits of peach baked in), filled with a light peaches and cream filling and frosted in cream cheese frosting. Yum!
This moist and flavorful Strawberry Daiquiri Cake is such a fun summertime or party cake- a delicious balance of flavors with strawberry, lime and a hint of rum! This is such a festive and unique cake recipe- and a new favorite for us!