Lovely Lemon Cake- Refreshing

1
Kathie Carr

By
@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

  • 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Lovely Lemon Cake- Refreshing

Course/Dish: Cakes



Show 3 Comments & Reviews

10 Chocolate Cake Recipes Every Chocoholic Needs

10 Chocolate Cake Recipes Every Chocoholic Needs

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Is there anything better than chocolate cake for dessert? Yup, we can't think of anything either. If you think chocolate deserves its own food group (like we do), you need...

Five Christmas Desserts Your Family Will Love

Five Christmas Desserts Your Family Will Love

Kitchen Crew

One of my favorite parts of a holiday is dessert. All the cooking is behind me. It's my time to sit down, relax, and catch up with my loved ones....

22 Showstopping Bundt Cake Recipes

22 Showstopping Bundt Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

A Bundt pan can transform a basic cake or pound cake recipe into a beautiful and festive dessert. The next time you want to impress your family with your baking...