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Easy Lemon Bundt Cake

Looking for an easy lemon dessert recipe that is going to WOW your friends and family? This Easy Lemon Bundt Cake is the answer! A breeze to make and loaded with bright lemon flavor, this easy cake recipe is also figure-friendly which makes it perfect for summer!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword lemon, lemon bundt cake, lemon cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 313kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

Cake

  • 18.25 oz lemon cake mix
  • 3 oz lemon instant pudding mix
  • 4 eggs room temperature
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce no sugar added
  • 2/3 cup vanilla Almondmilk or regular milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest

Glaze

  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar divided
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Grease and flour a bundt pan and set aside. (I like to use the spray with the flour in it!)
  • In a large bowl, combine lemon cake mix and lemon pudding mix. Whisk together.
  • Add eggs, applesauce, milk, lemon juice and lemon zest. Whisk together until just combined.
  • Slowly pour cake batter the into the prepared bundt pan.
  • Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let cool for 15 minutes while you prepare the glaze.

Glaze

  • In a small bowl, combine 1 cup powdered sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Whisk together until no lumps remain.
  • Remove the cake from the par and place on a cooling rack or cake plate.
  • Use a skewer to poke small holes all over the top of the cake. Slowly drizzle about half of the glaze on top of the cake. Let the cake sit until completely cooled.
  • Whisk in remaining powdered sugar, adding more if needed to reach desired consistency.
  • Drizzle cake again with the glaze. Garnish with additional lemon zest if desired.
  • Slice and serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 390mg | Potassium: 61mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 4.9mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 1.2mg