Luscious Lemonade Cake

Luscious Lemonade Cake

Blogger Arlene Cummings of Cooking With Sugar takes the great taste of lemonade and turns it into a luscious cake that everyone will love. It’s a simple but pretty dessert that complements any meal.

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® vanilla cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
cup presweetened lemonade flavor drink mix
cups powdered sugar
cup butter, softened
teaspoons vanilla
cup presweetened lemonade flavor drink mix
cup whipping cream
Few drops yellow food color, if desired
Garnish, if desired
Grated lemon peel
Fresh mint leaves
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease 2 (9-inch) round cake pans with shortening or cooking spray.
  2. Make cake mix as directed on box, using water, oil and eggs and adding 1/2 cup lemonade drink mix. Pour batter into pans. Bake as directed on box for 9-inch rounds. Cool 10 minutes; remove cakes from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  3. In large bowl, beat all frosting ingredients with electric mixer on low speed until blended, then on medium speed 2 to 3 minutes until fluffy. (If frosting is too thick, add 1 to 2 teaspoons more cream.)
  4. Place 1 cake layer on serving plate; spread with frosting. Top with second cake layer. Frost top and side of cake with remaining frosting. Garnish with lemon peel and mint.
Makes 10 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Yellow cake mix can be used in place of the vanilla cake mix.
For a special touch, reserve some of the frosting to pipe around the top and bottom edges of the cake.
Lemon slices also make a pretty garnish for this cake.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.