Old Time Lemon Cake Recipe

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Old Time Lemon Cake

Robyn Gates


This recipe was passed down to me from my mother in-law who got it from her mother in-law. Tried and true, this cake is the HIT of EVERY gathering!

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15 Min


45 Min



1 box
lemon cake mix
1 box
lemon instant pudding
3/4 c
3/4 c
veg oil


4 c
powdered sugar
2/3 c
orange juice
2 Tbsp
veg oil

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350*
Blend cake mix and pudding together in a large bowl.
Add oil and water; mix well with electric mixer.
Add eggs two at a time mixing until batter is smooth.
Pour into a greased and floured cake pan, bunt pan or large loaf pan. Bake for 40 – 45 minutes. Test cake with a toothpick.
Cool for 5 minutes. Mix Glaze together.
Poke holes in top of cake with a fork and pull cake to loosen from sides of pan. Pour glaze over warm cake, making sure glaze gets down the sides of cake. Finish cooling for 20 minutes. Serve with a fresh lemon wedge and mint sprig.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #lemon