Easiest Lemony Pound Cake

Easiest Lemony Pound Cake

sal 21

"This sweet smelling cake is perfect on a summer evening. Serve surrounded with fresh flowers."


40 m servings 340 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 9 servings



  • Calories:
  • 340 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 12.9 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.8g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 533 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch springform pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the cake mix and instant pudding. Add the eggs, butter, water and applesauce, mix with an electric mixer until smooth. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes before removing from pan to cool on a wire rack.
  • profile image

Your rating



  1. 21 Ratings


I read all of the previous reviews and made changes accordingly. I used the entire package of lemon pudding mix, made sure that the cake mix wasn't the pudding kind, omitted the applesauce, adde...

This was excellent. I also used the whole package of pudding mix and added 1/2 cup of blueberries to the mixture as I poured it into the pan. After the cake cooled I added whipped topping and sp...

Simple, quick, easy and moist describes this great cake recipe. I needed a second cake for an outing, so I made one according to the recipe and one with 2T lemon juice, 2t lemon zest and one cup...

This was the easiest Lemony Pound Cake ever. I went a step further and used a lemon cake mix instead of yellow cake mix and served it with Lemon Icebox Pie Ice Cream...it really kicked it off a...

This was so easy, I too changed it up a bit. I used a lemon cake mix w/o pudding and used the whole box of pudding. I used 1/4 C of lemon juice instead of water and sour cream. Added a lemon...

This cake turned out wonderful. I took the others advice and skipped the applesauce and used sour cream. I just winged it and it turned out moist and a glaze of confectioners sugar and lemon jui...

This was great, I'm 9 months pregnant and craved something lemony... I did as another reviewer suggested and didn't add the applesauce but lemon juice, zest and sour cream... except I added a lo...

Very good! Made for a bake sale. Impressive and easy to make!

Absolutely terrific! I followed the recipe as written, but used the whole box of lemon pudding-it was great!One word of caution-do not use a cake mix that already has pudding in it-the cake was ...