Lemon Lava Cake

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Moist Lemon Lava Cake is a delicious lemon cake that bakes up with a layer of lemon pudding at the bottom. Top with powdered sugar and whipped cream.

Lemon cake mix and instant lemon pudding are the key ingredients to make this delicious Lemon Lava Cake, served warm with whipped cream or ice cream.

The cake mix is prepared and poured into a baking pan. Prepare the instant lemon pudding and pour over the cake batter, but resist the urge to spread it or try to mix it in. It will sink to the bottom of the cake as it bakes and create a lovely lemon sauce.

Lemon Lava Cake

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Lemon Lava Cake

Moist Lemon Lava Cake is a delicious lemon cake that bakes up with a layer of lemon pudding at the bottom. Top with powdered sugar and whipped cream.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings
Calories 206 kcal

Equipment

  • 9″x13″ Baking Pan
  • Baking Sheet

Ingredients
  

  • 1 box (18 oz.) lemon cake mix plus ingredients to make it (eggs, oil, water)
  • 2 boxes (3.4 oz. each) instant lemon pudding & pie filling
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

Garnish:

  • dusting of powdered sugar
  • whipped cream, Cool Whip or vanilla ice cream

Instructions
 

  • Prepare cake mix as directed on box. Pour cake mixture into greased 9X13 baking pan.
  • Combine dry pudding, milk, sugar, water, and lemon juice in bowl. Whisk together for 2 minutes until well combined and slightly thickened.
  • Pour pudding mixture over cake mixture in pan. Do not spread it.
  • Place baking pan onto a cookie sheet to catch any drips while baking. Bake at 350 for 55 minutes to an hour.
  • Allow to cool 20 minutes while sauce thickens slightly. Dust with powdered sugar. Top with whipped cream, Cool Whip or vanilla ice cream.

Notes

Recipe from Food.com. Nutritional info does not include ingredients needed to prepare the cake mix, such as eggs and oil, as these amounts vary.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 206kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 3gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 331mgPotassium: 85mgFiber: 1gSugar: 26gVitamin A: 66IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 142mgIron: 1mg
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