Lovely Lemon Cake- Refreshing

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Kathie Carr

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@kathiecc

This recipe is wonderful for summer suppers and picnics. Its light and refreshing. In fact, its good anytime.

I found this recipe in an Elkhart, Indiana, newspaper several years ago and have made it several times. Everyone seems to like it and I have never had left-overs.

You can use light or sugar free ingredients in the frosting to reduce calorie counts if you like.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

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  • CAKE:

  • 1 pkg
    (18.25 ounce) yellow cake mix
  • 1 pkg
    (3.4 ounce) instant lemon pudding mix
  • 1 3/4 c
    water
  • 3 large
    egg whites
  • FROSTING:

  • 3/4 c
    milk (non-fat or low fat ok)
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon extract
  • 1 pkg
    (1 ounce) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1
    (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

How to Make Lovely Lemon Cake- Refreshing

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray (2-layer size or one 9 by 13 inch size) cake pan/s with non-stick cooking spray.

    In a large bowl, stir together cake mix and pudding mix. Add water and egg whites. Beat on low speed for about 1 minute. Increase speed to high and beat for 4 minutes more. Pour batter into prepared pan/s.

    Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Important: Allow to cool completely.
  2. In a large bowl, combine milk, lemon extract and vanilla pudding mix. Beat on low for 2 minutes.

    Using a spatula, fold in whipped topping gently by hand. Spread over cooled cake.

    Store cake in refrigerator. Serve cold.

    Optional: Top frosted cake with yellow sprinkles or grated lemon zest.

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