This pink lemonade cake is perfect for summer and easy to make. It starts with a cake mix and pink lemonade drink mix. I love a good doctored cake mix so this is definitely on the ‘make again’ list. Great for a summer birthday!
This pink lemonade cake was really good and it looks so pretty! It’s great for summer, a warm weather birthday, or even afternoon tea if you’re into that sort of thing. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post to get the printable version of this pink lemonade cake recipe.
Pink Lemonade Cake
I originally found this recipe in the forums of a website I sold back in 2007. It was shared by one of the long time forum members, Wendy Michelle. It’s perfect for those who love cake but don’t have time to make one from scratch. The convenience of a cake mix can be so handy!
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You’ll need these ingredients:
- 1 box white cake mix (plus ingredients needed according to box, eggs, oil, etc)
- 3 tbsp. sweetened pink lemonade drink powder
- 1 tsp. lemon zest
- 1 pound powdered sugar, sifted (about 3 1/4 cups)
- 1 stick butter, softened
- 3 tbsp. frozen pink lemonade concentrate
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 tsp. lemon zest
- 1 DROP red food coloring
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Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray 2- 8 inch round cake pans with non-stick cooking spray. Mix cake mix and lemonade powder. Prepare cake batter according to box directions. Stir in lemon zest and pour mix into pans evenly. Bake 30 minutes. Cool 10 minutes then invert on cooling rack and let cool completely.
For frosting beat all ingredients well. Transfer 1 cake to cake platter and frost. Place second cake on top and frost. Garnish with lemon slices.
- Here’s a link to some beautiful pink lemonade cupcakes from the Cast Sugar blog.
- Here’s another Pink Lemonade Cupcake from Confections of a Foodie Bride
- I also found this recipe for Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Cake on the blog Interrupted Wanderlust.
More cake mix recipes you may like:
This banana pudding poke cake is just divine! Be sure to add it to your must-make list.
Here’s another poke cake you might like, only this one is for lemon curd lovers like me! I give you lemon curd poke cake. Mmm!
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