Easy Lemon Pudding Cake From a Mix

Lemon drizzle cake
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  • 60 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 50 mins
  • Yield: Serves 12
Ratings (20)

An easy lemon cake to make up for any occasion. This cake is made moist and flavorful with a lemon pudding mix and a sweet lemon juice glaze. 

What You'll Need

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 package (2-layer size) yellow or butter cake mix
  • 1 package (4 serving size) instant lemon pudding mix
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups sifted powdered sugar

How to Make It

  1. In mixing bowl, beat eggs until thick and lemon-colored.
  2. Add cake mix, dry pudding mix, water, and vegetable oil. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer for 10 minutes.
  3. Pour batter into an ungreased 10-inch tube pan with removable bottom.
  4. Bake cake at 350 F for about 50 minutes, or until a wooden pick or cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. Grasping tube center, remove hot cake (still on pan bottom) from the pan.
  1. Combine lemon juice and sifted powdered sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  2. Using a fork, prick many holes evenly in the top of cake. Drizzle hot glaze over top and spread over sides of cake.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 229
Total Fat 16 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Unsaturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 90 mg
Sodium 28 mg
Carbohydrates 21 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 3 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)