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lemon drop cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Elaine Slusher
Mize, MS

So moist and good

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For lemon drop cake

  • 1 box
    supermoist lemon cake mix/ water,vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake box mix
  • 1 c
    powered sugar
  • 1/4 c
    fresh lemon juice (1 large) lemon
  • 1 can
    container rich & creamy lemon frosting
  • lemon drop candies, crushed, if desired

How To Make lemon drop cake

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350 (325 for dark or nonstick pans). Line 2 (8-inch) square pans with foil,letting foil hang over 2 opposite sides of pans. Grease bottoms and sides of foil with shorting or cooking spray. Make cake mix as directed on box, using water, oil and eggs. Pour into pans. Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. In small bowl, mix powered sugar and lemon juice. Poke top of warm cake every 1/2 inch with long-tined fork, wiping fork occasionallu to reduce sticking. Drizzle and spread lemon mixture over top of cake. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled. Remove cakes from pans by lifting with foil; peel away foil. In a small microwavable bowl, microwave frosting uncovered on high 15 seconds. On serving plate, place 1 cake, rounded side down; trim if necessary so layer rests flat. Spread with half of frosting. Top with second cake. rounded side up. Frost top of cake wih remaining frosting. Garnish with lemon drop candies. Store loosely covered at room temperature. * YOU CAN USE TWO 8 OR 9 INCH ROUND CAKE PANS INSTEAD OF THE SQUARE

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