When Life Gives You Lemons, Make LEMON SHEET CAKE

Extra moist and delicious, this lemon sheet cake with a lemon buttercream frosting is so easy, simple, and quick to prepare! Plus, amazingly tasty! If you are a fan of fruit desserts, then this recipe is ideal for you! Try it:

Servings 14-16


For the cake:

  • 1 box lemon cake mix (along with the ingredients on the box)
  • 3 oz. (1 package) white chocolate pudding
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the buttercream:

  • 4 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
  • ¼ cup butter softened
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon jello mix
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice (use more if you want a more intensive lemon taste)
  • 1 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk



  • Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C/Gas Mark 4. Grease a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  • In a medium bowl, combine pudding mix and lemon cake mix together.
  • Apply vanilla extract and buttermilk along with the required ingredients on the back of the lemon cake mix box; using an electric mixer, beat until smooth and well incorporated.
  • Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 24-35 minutes. Remove and let it cool.
  • While cooling, prepare the frosting.
  • In a mixing bowl, using an electric mixer, cream together cream cheese and butter. Add icing sugar, jello mix, vanilla extract, lemon zest, lemon juice, and milk. Beat until smooth. Spread over the lemon cake. Slice and serve.




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