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Lemon Cream Cake

This is my family’s all time favorite cake recipe. Between the fluffy cake layers, light and airy whipped cream frosting, the sugary crumble finish, and the lemon flavor that perforates the whole cake, it is simply a joy to eat. Plus, it’s just so pretty!

AuthorCarley KnutsenDifficultyIntermediate

Cake
 1 Box White Cake Mix
 1 ¼ cups Water
  cup Oil
 3 Egg Whites
 2 tsp Lemon Juice
 1 tsp Lemon Zest
Frosting
 12 oz Cream Cheese
 3 cups Confectionery Sugar
 1 ½ tbsp Lemon Juice
 1 ½ cups Heavy Whipping Cream
Topping
 ½ cup Flour
 ½ cup Confectionery Sugar
 ¼ cup Butter (cold)
 ½ tsp Vanilla
 1 tsp Lemon Juice
Garnish
 Lemon Wedges

Cake
1

Combine ingredients and then follow the directions on the box. Divide the batter in half and pour into a greased spring form pan then bake for 40-45 minutes at 350 degrees.

Frosting
2

Mix cream cheese, sugar, and lemon juice until smooth. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Fold whipped cream and cream cheese mixture together. Place a layer of cake on a plate and frost the top. Repeat with the second layer then frost the sides.

Topping
3

Combine flour and sugar. Cut in butter, vanilla, and lemon juice. Sprinkle the crumble on the recently frosted cake. Garnish with slices of lemon on top and prepare to taste pure yum.

Ingredients

Cake
 1 Box White Cake Mix
 1 ¼ cups Water
  cup Oil
 3 Egg Whites
 2 tsp Lemon Juice
 1 tsp Lemon Zest
Frosting
 12 oz Cream Cheese
 3 cups Confectionery Sugar
 1 ½ tbsp Lemon Juice
 1 ½ cups Heavy Whipping Cream
Topping
 ½ cup Flour
 ½ cup Confectionery Sugar
 ¼ cup Butter (cold)
 ½ tsp Vanilla
 1 tsp Lemon Juice
Garnish
 Lemon Wedges

Directions

Cake
1

Combine ingredients and then follow the directions on the box. Divide the batter in half and pour into a greased spring form pan then bake for 40-45 minutes at 350 degrees.

Frosting
2

Mix cream cheese, sugar, and lemon juice until smooth. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Fold whipped cream and cream cheese mixture together. Place a layer of cake on a plate and frost the top. Repeat with the second layer then frost the sides.

Topping
3

Combine flour and sugar. Cut in butter, vanilla, and lemon juice. Sprinkle the crumble on the recently frosted cake. Garnish with slices of lemon on top and prepare to taste pure yum.

Lemon Cream Cake

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