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Creamy Lemon Cake Bars

 Creamy Lemon Cake Bars
These refreshing delicacies caused a stir in the test kitchen. Are they cakes or bars? You’ll just have to try them and let us know what you think! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
16 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling


  • 1 package lemon cake mix (regular size)
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 can (16 ounces) lemon frosting
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 eggs


  • In a large bowl, beat the cake mix, butter and egg until crumbly.
  • Press onto the bottom of a greased 13x9-in. baking pan.
  • In another bowl, beat frosting and cream cheese until smooth. Set
  • aside 1/2 cup for topping. Add eggs to remaining mixture; beat on
  • low speed just until combined. Spread over crust.
  • Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until filling is set. Cool on a
  • wire rack for 1 hour. Spread reserved frosting mixture over top.
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Cut into bars. Store in the
  • refrigerator. Yield: 16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 bar equals 370 calories, 21 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 375 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 3 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white

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Creamy Lemon Cake Bars (continued)

Wine (continued)
wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.