14 Reviews

I've got to tell you, I'm not much of a lemon ANYTHING person, but I made this cake for my husbands birthday because he loves lemon...and I've changed my mind! This cake is wonderful! I made exactly as written, but added 1 T lemon zest because I had some on hand and I can guarantee you I'll be making it again and again...you've made me a lemon lover:) It is even better the next day. When making the Icing, I used the juice of 2 fresh lemons and just added in the powdered sugar a little at a time until it was the consistency I wanted. By the next day the icing had seeped into the cake somewhat and I can't brag enough about how moist and delicious it is...and I can't believe I'm saying that! Thanks for converting me...I feel like I've really been missing out and now need to make up for lost time:)

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Noni Suzanne September 27, 2010

What a lovely lemon cake Barbara. It was very quick and easy to make, with spectacular results. The cake was moist, tender, tall, and very flavorful with a perfect crumb. It was a huge sucess at the baby shower that i took it too. Several people asked for the recipe...and couldn't believe how simple it was to make. Thank you for making me a star.... :)

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Baby Kato September 25, 2009

My daughter rated this a 5. The cake was great will make it again. This one I will use a lot it is easy to make.

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mendysmom49 September 17, 2009

My son requested a lemon cake for his birthday, so I tried this one. He loved it and informed me this is the new every year birthday cake!

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~*Kisha*~ September 14, 2009

very good cake. I didn't have any lemon cake mix all I had was plain yellow cake mix,so I added the juice of half a lemon to batter. I didn't use the icing and it was still great.

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feecat10 January 13, 2008

My mom has been making this recipe for my birthday for years! I love it! The only difference is that we add the juice and rind of two lemons as well as the rind from one orange to the glaze (grated, of course).

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Erin Linnea February 09, 2006

We've been making this recipe for over 30 years. For even a better taste we add the zest of 1 lemon to the batter, then the juice of 2 lemons and the zest from the remaining lemon to the glaze. YUMMMY and so very easy!

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CindiJ November 16, 2005

Mmm. Made this recipe with orange cake mix and orange jell-o. I made cupcakes and I ended up getting 30 of them. I just ate one and the texture and flavor were perfect! I am planning to frost with canned vanilla frosting with some orange extract mixed in. Thanks for posting!

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Nanita April 03, 2010

Perfect lemon cake! We all thought it was fantastic--perfectly moist and delicious. We used the icing although honestly it really doesn't need it. Will make again and again.

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TLu January 27, 2010

Had this over the weekend for a treat and we were pleased with how it turned out. Thanks so much.

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Bluenoser November 05, 2007
Lemon Cake