Lemon Buttermilk Cake

Lemon Buttermilk Cake

Lemon juice and peel in the frosting impart even more refreshing flavor to a simple, yet satisfying cake.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

servings

Cake
1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® lemon cake mix
1
cup buttermilk
1/2
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
Frosting
1/3
cup shortening
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
2
tablespoons lemon juice
3
cups powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom and sides of 15x10x1-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
  2. In large bowl, beat cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes (22 to 28 minutes for dark or nonstick pan) or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and cake springs back when lightly touched in center. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. In medium bowl, beat frosting ingredients on high speed until smooth and creamy; add more lemon juice if needed. Spread over cake. Store loosely covered.
Makes 24 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Take this great cake to a potluck, graduation party or picnic. For a large event, cut the cake into 48 small squares and serve in little paper baking cups.
Buttermilk is the not-so-secret ingredient to this moist, tasty cake.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 230
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 23g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.