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Light Lemon Cake

 Light Lemon Cake
"I revised a recipe that appeared in the newspaper to come up with this lemony cake topped with a light and creamy frosting," shares Edna Thomas of Warsaw, Indiana. "Not only is it fast to fix, but it serves a crowd."
20 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.


  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant lemon pudding mix
  • 1-3/4 cups water
  • 2 egg whites
  • 3/4 cup cold fat-free milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract
  • 1 package (1 ounce) instant sugar-free vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed


  • In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, lemon pudding mix, water and
  • egg whites. Beat on low spread for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2
  • minutes.
  • Pour into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake
  • at 350° for 23-28 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the
  • center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk the milk, extract and vanilla
  • pudding mix for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes more or until
  • soft-set. Fold in whipped topping. Spread over cake. Store in the
  • refrigerator. Yield: 20 servings.
Editor's Note: Sugar-free lemon pudding mix is not available.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 161 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 289 mg sodium,

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Light Lemon Cake (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.