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De's favorite Lemon Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Deanne Herschberg
Added: Thursday, October 23, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 box lemon cake mix with pudding
2 3 oz. boxes of lemon jello

Glaze:

2 cups powdered sugar
juice of 2 lemons
zest of 1 lemon.

Directions:
Directions:
Cake:

Heat oven to 350. Prepare the cake mix per the package directions. Stir in lemon jello and mix well. Pour into prepared 9x13x2 pan and cook per package directions.

To make glaze: Mix all ingredients together, adding enough lemon juice to make a thick, but portable glaze.

While cake is still warm, poke holes in the cake with the tines of a for, all over the cake. Pour glaze evenly over the cake, using the back of a spoon to spread and push the glaze into the holes in the cake.

Let cool completely.

 

 

 

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