Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Lemon Glazed Cake

I had a lemon cake mix sitting around and felt like baking. So I took to the Internet and started searching. I came across this recipe, and decided to go for it. Of course I didn't have lemon gelatin, so I used vanilla pudding instead...turned out great.

1 (18.25 ounce) package lemon cake mix
1 (3 ounce) package lemon flavored gelatin mix, (lemon or vanilla pudding will work too)
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup water
4 eggs
1/3 cup lemon juice
2 cups confectioners' sugar
2 tbsp. butter, melted
1 tbsp. water

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. I set my oven to 325 degrees since I was using a non-stick bundt pan. I did grease and flour it though. In a large bowl, stir together cake mix and gelatin (or pudding) mix. Make a well in the center and pour in the oil, water and eggs. Beat on low speed until blended. Scrape bowl, and then continue to beat on medium speed for 4 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

For the glaze, in a bowl combine the lemon juice and confectioners' sugar. At this point you would add the melted butter and water, but I didn't find it necessary. Poke holes in the top of the cake and pour the glaze over.


Shelly said...

your cake looks fantastic! I also have a recipe blog and we should exchange links in our blog roll. If interested, let me know!

this is we said...

Sure...we can exchange links. Sounds good to me.