Top 3 Cakes Using Lemon Curd

May 5, 2022

Top 3 Cakes Using Lemon Curd

There are not a lot of things better than fruit curd in this life. One thing I love about it is once you get the basic recipe down, it’s pretty simple to switch out which fruit flavors you want to use with it. In this post, I’m talking about my lemon curd, which is one of my favorites! You can taste the lemon just enough to where it’s not overbearing. One of the best ways to enjoy this lemon curd is in cake, so I put together my top 3 cakes using lemon curd I think you’ll enjoy!

top 3 cakes using lemon curd.

 Homemade lemon curd is so much better than what you can buy in the store! So if you’re asking yourself if it’s really worth it to make your own, the answer is yes! My mom brought me some homemade lemon curd a few years back using lemons from her lemon tree and I’ve been hooked ever since! 

If you’re new to using lemon curd, or any curd, as a filling for your cakes, you can check out my post here. I share my best tips when filling your cake with lemon curd that will make your experience much easier! Alright, now let’s talk about my top 3 cakes using lemon curd.

Top 3 Cakes Using Lemon Curd

Cake #1 Using Lemon Curd: Strawberry Lemonade Cake

strawberry lemonade cake with lemon curd.

My Strawberry Lemonade Cake will make you dance all summer long! I added some lemon curd (with a little bit of lemon zest to accentuate the flavor) to my strawberry cake layers. The frosting is a strawberry cream cheese frosting that pairs really well with the cake! I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised with this cake and all it has to offer you.

Cake #2 Using Lemon Curd: Lemon Blueberry Cake

lemon blueberry cake with lemon curd.

Lemon and blueberry are such a classic duo. You can find them in many different types of desserts, but of course, my favorite is in a cake. My  Lemon Blueberry Cake is made with lemon cake layers, fresh blueberries, lemon curd, and lemon buttercream frosting. Check out my full post for tips on baking with fresh blueberries and how to get a bright yellow buttercream without sacrificing that silky smooth frosting texture we all know and love!

Cake #3 Using Lemon Curd: Coconut Lemon Raspberry Cake

coconut lemon raspberry cake with lemon curd.

This dreamy Cocount Lemon Raspberry Cake is filled with creamy coconut cake layers, lemon curd, raspberry cream filling, and coconut buttercream. I’ve used these coconut layers on several other cakes because they are so good and need to be used on a regular basis! And this coconut cake paired with the lemon and raspberry is truly magical. 

Top 3 Cakes Using Lemon Curd

Are you ready to whip up your very own lemon curd now? I hope these top 3 cakes using lemon curd convinced you it’s worth it! I’d love to know which cake you end up making. Come let me know over on Instagram! You can find me @cakebycourtney. Follow me there to get the best tips and tricks on all things cake!

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