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Luscious Lemonade Cake

Luscious Lemonade Cake
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 10

When life gives you lemons, make our Luscious Lemonade Cake! Super easy to make with Betty Crocker SuperMoist vanilla cake mix and lemonade flavor drink mix, this is a sweet treat for a summer affair. ...MORE+ LESS-

Arlene Cummings Arlene Cummings
May 6, 2012

Ingredients

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ vanilla cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1/2
cup presweetened lemonade flavor drink mix

Frosting

3
cups powdered sugar
1
cup butter, softened
3
teaspoons vanilla
1/2
cup presweetened lemonade flavor drink mix
1/4
cup whipping cream
Few drops yellow food color, if desired

Garnish, if desired

Grated lemon peel
Fresh mint leaves

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • 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

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