Sunday, May 8, 2011

Pink Lemonade Cake

This cake is sweet and tart...

  • Cake:

  • Butter for coating pan

  • 1 box white cake mix

  • oil

  • water

  • 2 tablespoons pink lemonade drink powder

  • 3 eggs

  • Frosting:

  • 1 pound confectioners' (powder) sugar

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick), softened

  • 3 tablespoons frozen pink lemonade concentrate

  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract

  •  Butter two 8-inch round cake pans
     and line the bottom with parchment
    For the cake, in a large bowl,
     mix cake according to pkg directions
    adding the 3 Tbsp pink lemonade mix. /
    Pour the batter evenly into the prepared pans
    . Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden
    and a toothpick inserted in the centers of the cakes
     comes out clean. Let the cakes cool
     in the pans for 10 minuets. Carefully turn cakes
     out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

    For the frosting,
     beat together the confectioners' sugar
     and butter until fluffy.
     Beat in the remaining
     ingredients until combined.

    Frost the cake and serve!
    Makes 10 - 12 servings.

    Dtr tested and approved

    Adapted from the book "Y'All Come Eat."
    by the Deen brothers' 

    Sweet Tooth Friday



    1. Oh my goodness! That looks sooooo good.

      I may need to TRY this - - -

    2. Yum! This would be a fabulous dessert for cook-outs this summer.

      I love the new look!

    3. This looks like a wonderful cake and I may make it today. Thank you for sharing and have a wonderful week!

    4. oh this looks super tasty! i'd love it if you came by and shared a recipe on my blog hop (savory sunday)! have a great day!

    5. pink lemonade cake sounds delightful!!! I love your blog. Call me a new follower =]

    6. so on my list to make! looks yummy!

    7. Fantastic - love it. Found you at The Girl Creative and looking forward to linking up.

    8. Oh wow..this looks yummy. I love the book you got it from.

    9. This looks so yummy! I'd love for you to link it up to my Sweet Treats party tomorrow! Hope to see you there,

    10. I love pink lemonade, I love cake, sounds like the perfect dessert. Visiting from Foodie Friday. xo,

    11. Oh my, that looks fantastic!! I would love a piece right now instead of dinner!

    12. This was making my mouth water as I read about it. Yummy!!!!

    13. Ohhh, what a great summer dessert idea.

      I'd like to invite you to share this recipe on my weekly link-up, Sweet Tooth Friday. I hope to see you there.

    14. Yummmm! That looks so good! I love things that are tart and sweet and this looks like the perfect combination of the two. What a great Summer dessert! Following from Foodie Friday! Love to have you stop on by and say hello sometime!

      Mrs B ~

    15. And it so pretty too! Cant wait to try it!
      Have a great weekend!

    16. Yummmmmm that looks so good! Great summer cake:)

    17. Love the pink! I like to eat lemon flavored desserts in the spring and summer, so light and refreshing. Would love it if you would share this on my linky party on A Well-Seasoned Life's Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

    18. This is so easy and sounds wonderful. Thanks for linking up with Sweet Tooth Friday! I hope to see you again this week.