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Lemon-Cream Dessert Cake

Ingredients

Directions

  • Grease and flour a 10-inch fluted tube pan; set aside. In a large bowl, beat cake mix, water, cooking oil, and egg whites with an electric mixer on low speed until moistened. Beat the mixture for 2 minutes on high speed. Stir in the lemon peel. Reserve 2 cups of the batter.

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  • In a small bowl, beat egg yolks on high speed for 2 minutes. Add reserved batter and lemon juice; beat until mixture is combined.

  • Layer batters alternately in prepared pan, beginning and ending with yolkless batter. Swirl lightly to marble. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.

  • To assemble cake, cut cake horizontally into three layers. Spread Creamy Lemon Frosting between layers. Frost entire cake with remaining frosting. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Lemon-Cream Dessert Cake)

434 calories; 20 g total fat; 10 g saturated fat; 3 g polyunsaturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat; 73 mg cholesterol; 461 mg sodium. 96 mg potassium; 58 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 38 g sugar; 5 g protein; 340 IU vitamin a; 4 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 36 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 131 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Creamy Lemon Frosting

Ingredients

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat powdered sugar and cream cheese until smooth. Fold in whipped dessert topping. In a small bowl, beat pudding mix and milk for 2 minutes with an electric mixer on low speed; stir in lemon peel. Fold the pudding into the cream cheese mixture.

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