Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is such a simple yet tasty cake.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) box lemon cake mix
  • 6 ounces lemon Jell-O gelatin
  • 4 eggs
  • 34 cup water
  • 34 cup oil
  • Glaze

  • 2 lemons, juice of
  • 2 cups powdered sugar


  1. Place all ingredients in a bowl and beat for 4 minutes.
  2. Bake in a 9x13 pan according to box directions.
  3. While baking mix the lemon juice and powder sugar.
  4. When cake is removed, and while hot, poke holes with a fork into cake then pour glaze over cake.
Most Helpful

This is essentially the same lemon cake my mom always made, although she did it in a sheet pan. I used the zest of the two lemons in the batter and baked as directed. Was delicious! Thanks for the fond memories!

SandwichQueen March 16, 2010

I made this cake for DH to take to work...everyone raved about it. I usually make him a lemon pudding cake, so this was a nice change. I baked it in a bundt pan. Thanks so much for posting.

Deely August 24, 2005

ive had this recipe for40 years and it is so good and only gets better as it sits-----carol g

carol graber August 10, 2005