Lemon-sugar Grape Cake Recipe

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LEMON-SUGAR GRAPE CAKE

Judy W

By
@zoobie

Got this recipe from our local grocer. Wanted to make something different & this fit the bill.


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Rating:
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Serves:
Makes 2 9" cakes
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
3 tsp
lemon zest, divided
1 pkg
lemon or french vanilla cake mix
2-1/2 c
seedless red grapes, divided (about 1 lb.)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350^. Line bottom of 2-9" round cake pans with parchment; coat parchment and sides of pans with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
For the sugar topping, in a small bowl combine sugar and 1 tsp. of the lemon zest, pressing and stirring until well blended. Set aside.
2In a large bowl and using electric mixer, prepare cake mix according to package directions. Stir in remaining 2 tsp. lemon zest; mix until well combined. Fold in 1 cup of the grapes. Pour batter evenly into cake pans.
3Bake 20 minutes. Remove cake from oven; place remaining 1-1/2 cups grapes evenly on tops of cakes. Sprinkle evenly with sugar topping.
Bake 10 to 15 minutes more or until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean. Remove from oven; let cool in pans 10 minutes. Carefully transfer cakes, sugar side up, onto serving platters. Let cool 20 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy