Sunday, January 26, 2014

Luscious Lemon Sheet Cake

This simple THREE ingredient! moist dessert is for the lemon lover!

How can you not love a simple recipe like this one?

I've had this recipe in my files for years but hadn't made it until recently.

It's so tasty and the cream cheese frosting is the perfect topping. 


It only takes these few ingredients! 

1 (18 ozs) pkg.lemon cake mix
4 eggs
1 (15 ozs) can lemon pie filling
(or use a sm. pkg. of lemon pudding, not instant,
cooked according to package directions, then cooled)

Preheat oven to 350. Grease 15" x 10" x 1" jelly roll pan (cookie sheet with sides). In large mixing bowl, beat cake mix and eggs until well blended. Stir in pie filling and beat until smooth. Pour into prepared baking pan and spread evenly. Bake 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Remove from oven; cool; frost.


1/2 c. butter or margarine
4 ozs (lite) cream cheese, softened
2 c. powdered sugar
1-1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
chopped toasted pecans, optional

In small mixing bowl, beat butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Blend well. Spread over cooled cake. Sprinkle with pecans if desired. Store leftovers in refrigerator. Yield: 24 - 28 servings.

You may also like this recipe for Lemon Whippersnapper Cookies 

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