Lemon Pound Cake (For Strawberry Shortcake)

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Recipe by Chris from Kansas

I made this pound cake when I was in the mood for strawberry shortcake, but wanted a better tasting cake part. It was so good with fresh strawberries sprinkled with sugar. It is very good alone as well. I found it in my local newspaper many years ago.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) box lemon cake mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 34 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon extract
  • 1 (3 ounce) package lemon gelatin
  • 34 cup water


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix and eggs, adding eggs 1 at a time and beating at low speed after each.
  2. Pour oil in slowly, beating.
  3. Stir in lemon extract, gelatin mix and water, beating until well blended.
  4. Pour into 2 greased 9-by-5 inch loaf pans.
  5. Bake in a 325 degree oven 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

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