Saturday, August 1, 2015

A Taste For Lemon

I had such a taste for good lemon cake.  I got out an old recipe and changed it around a bit.

1 pkg. (2 layer size) of lemon cake mix
2 pkg (3/4 oz each) Lemon Flavored Instant Pudding
1/4 cup white granulated sugar
2 cups cold milk 
1 1/4 cups water 
Juice of one lemon
Zest of one lemon. 
Powdered sugar for topping.

Prepare cake mix as directed, (I exchanged the vegetable oil with coconut oil.) 
Pour into a 13 X 9 baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
Put dry pudding mixes, granulated sugar, milk and water into a bowl and beat with a whisk for 
about 2 minutes till it begins to thicken.
Add the juice and the zest of one lemon to the pudding mix and stir.
(For a tarter lemon taste you can increase the zest to 2 lemons)
Pour evenly over batter in baking dish.  (I used a dipper to do this)
Bake for 55-60 minutes till done.
Pudding will thicken as it cools.
Cool completely.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Just out of the oven.




  1. That looks and sounds delicious. Lemon is such a cooling flavor this time of year!


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