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Lemon-Lime Magic Cake

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 5 hr 25 min
  • Servings 18

A citrusy lemon-lime filling is poured over white cake batter so the filling becomes the bottom layer and the cake layer rises to the top. It’s magic and delicious! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cake Layer

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
1 1/4
cups water
1/3
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs

Lemon-Lime Layer

4
eggs, slightly beaten
1 1/2
cups sugar
1
tablespoon finely grated lemon peel
1
tablespoon finely grated lime peel
1/4
cup fresh lemon juice
1/4
cup fresh lime juice

Topping

1
container (8 oz) Cool Whip™ frozen whipped topping, thawed
Additional finely grated lemon and lime peels, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat Cake Layer ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour in pan.
  • 3
    In another large bowl, mix Lemon-Lime Layer ingredients with whisk until smooth. Evenly pour over top of cake batter in pan; mixture will sink to bottom as you pour over cake batter.
  • 4
    Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 4 hours to chill. Spread whipped topping over chilled cake. Sprinkle with additional lemon and lime peel if desired. Using a serving spatula and a knife to carefully help slide pieces off, cut into 6 rows by 3 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • 1 medium lemon yields about 3 tablespoons juice and 2 to 3 teaspoons grated lemon peel.
  • 1 lime yields about 2 tablespoons juice and 1 to 2 teaspoons grated lime peel.

Expert Tips

  • To ensure the success of this recipe, use a knife to slide the cake pieces off the serving spatula to help keep the lemon-lime filling in place.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
24%
Sodium
200mg
9%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
29g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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