The citrusy appeal of this crowd-pleasing lemon cake comes from lemonade flavor drink mix and fresh lemon zest.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1/2 cup KOOL-AID Lemonade Flavor Sugar-Sweetened Drink Mix, divided
1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp. water, divided
1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
3/4 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
1/3 cup oil
zest of 1 lemon, divided
3/4 cup powdered sugar
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Reserve 2 Tbsp. drink mix; place remaining drink mix in large bowl. Add 1/2 cup water; stir until mix is dissolved. Add cake mix, sour cream, eggs, oil and half the lemon zest; beat with mixer until blended. Pour into 13x9-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray.
Bake 40 to 43 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake completely. Meanwhile, toss remaining zest with 1 Tbsp. of the reserved drink mix; freeze.
Add remaining water to remaining drink mix in medium bowl; stir with whisk until mix is dissolved. Gradually stir in sugar until blended; drizzle over cake. Garnish with frozen zest.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.