Mary Martha's Surprise Cake

Mary Martha's Surprise Cake Recipe

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Lori Brown

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@labrown64

This recipe was another on of my grandmother's. I don't recall ever having this cake, but it sounds DELISH!! I don't know where the name come's from, but I would imagine it's a relative somewhere down the line.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
12-16
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
yellow cake mix
1 pkg
lemon jello ( 4 oz. )
3/4 c
oil
3/4 c
water
3 large
eggs
1 tsp
lemon extract

GLAZE

2 Tbsp
butter, melted
juice from 1 lemon
1 tsp
grated lemon
1 c
powdered sugar

How to Make Mary Martha's Surprise Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a mixing bowl; mix the first 6 ingredients for 5 minutes; Pour into greased 11 x 13 baking dish and bake on 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes. While cake is still warm, puncture it several times with a fork.
  • 2In a saucepan combine; butter, juice of 1 lemon, grated lemon and powdered sugar. Stir until smooth; pour mixture over the warm cake.

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About Mary Martha's Surprise Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes