I remember the first time I had this incredible lemon cake. I was visiting a friend that I hadn’t seen in a while. At that time she was studying to become a pastry chef. This was the cake that she was baking that day. The smell instantly got my attention. It was so aromatic. She said it was some kind of a project that she was gonna submit that’s why she was baking it. I had a slice of it and boy, was it awesome! I remember telling her that she was gonna be a heck of a pastry chef. I was not wrong. Today, she has her own successful pastry shop and she hasn’t forgotten about this amazing lemon cake. To Jenny, if you are reading this, I am so proud of you! Thank you for the recipe.
A box of yellow cake mix
A small box of instant lemon pudding mix
¾ cup oil
¾ cup of water
4 beaten eggs
For the Glaze:
2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons melted butter
2 tablespoons water
⅓ cup lemon juice
How to make Lemon Cake
Step 1: Apply cooking spray in a 9×13 baking pan.
Step 2: Crack eggs and add them in a medium bowl. Beat until the eggs are creamy.
Step 3: In the same bowl with the eggs, add water, oil, cake mix, and lemon pudding. Stir until well-mixed.
Step 4: Transfer the batter into the greased 9×13 pan.
Step 5: Place in the oven and bake at 350 degrees for about 35 minutes.
Step 6: Place the cake on a wire rack and poke holes on it using a fork.
Step 7: Add the glaze and spread evenly.
Step 8: To make the glaze: Place a skillet on the stove then turn the heat to low. Put the butter and allow it to melt. Pour in water and lemon juice. Add the powdered sugar and mix well using a fork or a spatula. Pour into the cake, Enjoy!
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