LEMON “DELIGHT” CAKE

1
Lydia Mason

By
@driveupteller

In 2005, I won the grand prize for the Taste of Home's Light & Tasty magazine contest with this receipe.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Cook:
55 Min

Ingredients

  • CAKE

  • 1 box
    lemon cake mix
  • 1/3 c
    applesauce, unsweetened
  • 3/4 c
    egg substitute
  • 1 1/3 c
    water
  • 3 Tbsp
    poppy seeds
  • FILLING

  • 8 oz
    package light cream cheese
  • 2/3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1-15.75 oz
    can of lemon pie filling
  • TOPPING

  • 1/4 c
    chopped pecans
  • 3 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1/3 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    light margarine melted
  • 1/8 tsp
    vanilla
  • GLAZE

  • 1/2 c
    powdered suar
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice

How to Make LEMON “DELIGHT” CAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. CAKE:
    PREHEAT OVEN TO 350. BEAT CAKE MIX, APPLESAUCE, EGG, WATER, AND POPPY SEEDS ON MEDIUM SPEED FOR 2 MINUTES. POUR ½ OF MIXTURE INTO 13X9 SPRAYED PAN.
  2. FILLING:
    BEAT CREAM CHEESE, POWDERED SUGAR, AND PIE FILLING UNTIL COMBINED, SPOON ONTO BATTER, SPREADING OUT AS CLOSE TO THE EDGE AS POSSIBLE. TOP WITH REMAINING CAKE BATTER.
  3. TOPPING:
    COMBINE PECANS, FLOUR, BROWN SUGAR, AND CINNAMON. PUT VANILLA INTO THE MELTED MARGARINE. MIX INTO DRY INGREDIENTS UNTILL CRUMBLY, ADD A LITTLE MORE FLOUR IF NESSESARY. SPRINKLE OVER TOP OF CAKE BATTER. BAKE AT 350 FOR 45 TO 55 MINUTES OR UNTILL TOOTHPICK COMES OUT CLEAN.
  4. GLAZE:
    COMBINE POWDERED SUGAR AND LEMON JUICE, STIR UNTIL SMOOTH. DRIZZLE OVER COOLED CAKE.

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About LEMON “DELIGHT” CAKE

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Healthy




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