Mama's Favorite Lemon Cake

Sunny Shaine Recipe

By Sunny Shaine sunnyme

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My mom always made her own box mixes for her! Then one day, she saw the lemon cake mix in the store and added all these wonderful ingredients.
Here it is!


1 pkg.
yellow cake mix (2 layer size)
2 pkg.
jello lemon flavor instant pudding
1/3 cup
granulated sugar
2 cups
cold milk
1-1/4 cups
2 Tbsp.
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 350.
Prepare cake batter as directed on package.
Pour into greased 13 x 9 baking dish.
Beat dry pudding mixes, granulated sugar, milk and water with whisk 2 minutes. Pour over batter in dish.
Place b aking dish on baking sheet.
Bake 55 min. to 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool 20 min.
(Sauce will thicken slightly as it cools).
Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Serve warm. Refrigerate left-overs (IF there's any)!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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Brenda Earley brenda4955
Dec 21, 2014
Marie, how did the lemon cake mix and less sugar turn out? I just LOVE anything lemony. :))
Toni T Toni6921
May 13, 2012
This looks really interesting. I love lemon in savory and dessert dishes. This is a must try for me. Thanks for sharing.
Marie Susa Cricketm
Jan 6, 2011
Sunny, I just took this awesome cake out of the oven and it looks absolutely delicious....I did not add 1/3 cup of sugar to the pudding...I prefer it less sweet. I hope you don't mind. Hugs, Marie

DH and I will try it after lunch!
Marie Susa Cricketm
Jan 5, 2011
I bought all the ingredients today, except I bought a Lemon Cake Mix instead of a yellow cake mix......I plan to make it tomorrow...I will let you know how it turns out Sunny....hope it tastes as good as your mom's...thanks again for sharing.
Sunny Shaine sunnyme
Jan 4, 2011
You are very welcome Marie...We love anything lemon also!