Creamy Lemon Cake

Creamy Lemon Cake


"A great cool dessert on a hot day."


50 m servings 308 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 308 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 10.3 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.6g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 468 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions for a 9x13 inch pan. Poke holes in cake while still hot with the round handle of a wooden spoon. Make gelatin with only 1 cup of boiling water. Pour liquid gelatin over cake while hot. Cool cake completely.
  2. Beat together whipped topping, pudding mix, milk and vanilla extract. Pour mixture over cooled cake and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • profile image

Your rating



  1. 155 Ratings


I made this cake for hubby's birthday and it was terrific!! To lower the calorie count, I used a can of diet 7up when making the cake. This replaces all the other ingredients in baking the cak...

Excellent! I loved the flavor. It wasn't too sweet or too lemony...just right. I used two 8" round pans and stacked them. I put holes in the bottom layer and poured a bit of the gelitin mix, the...

Oh man. Prepare your taste buds for a taste explosion; this recipe rocks the house. I am decidely NOT a cake fan, but after this recipe, I may change my tune. It's the perfect desert for a ho...

This is excellent. I have a recipe for something similar called a "poke" cake - you can substitute the lemon cake with white or yellow cake, the lemon pudding with vanilla pudding and the lemon ...

Oh, wow! My boyfriend and I just made this cake tonight. We followed the directions exactly and it's just wonderful. Next time I may add two packages of lemon Jell-o to the top of the cake or...

A very moist cake. I added a tsp. of lemon extract, a tblsp. of fresh lemon juice, and the zest of one lemon to both the cake batter and the frosting. If you are looking for a cake with a "zing,...

This cake was very good, just the right amount of lemmon flavor and very light. I would make it again.

I'm not sure why this recipe has gotten so many good ratings. It tastes like a boxed cake mix with whipped cream on top. I was looking for something easy and different and chose this recipe but ...

My husband loved this cake! The icing is not too sweet. I added a teaspoon of lemon extract to the dissolved jello, it added a little extra lemon flavor to the cake. It was great, I will make...