Friday, September 6, 2013

Lemon Dream Yogurt Cake

Today is my dad's birthday.  He LOVES lemon pie.  I am sure he would love this cake, too!  This was a very moist, tender cake. I loved the marshmallow crème in the frosting. Try this and you will love it!



Lemon Dream Yogurt Cake

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1 white cake mix
1 (3.4 oz.) box lemon instant pudding mix
3/4 c. water
3/4 c. vegetable oil
1 c. non-fat plain Greek yogurt
4 large eggs
1 1/2 tsp. lemon extract

Lemon Marshmallow Buttercream

1 c. (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temp.
1 (7 oz.) carton Marshmallow cream
pinch of salt
1 - 2 tsp. lemon extract, to taste
grated zest of one lemon
2 1/2 c. powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. For the Cake: Combine dry cake mix, dry pudding mix, water, oil, yogurt, eggs and lemon extract. Beat until smooth and well combined. Pour into a greased 9x13-inch cake pan and bake for 30-35 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched. Cool completely and frost.(can make a two layered cake)

For the Buttercream: Beat butter and marshmallow cream until fluffy. Add salt, 1 teaspoon lemon extract and lemon zest and beat until combined. Add powdered sugar, one cup at a time and beat until very light and fluffy. Taste and add more lemon extract, if needed. Spread over cooled cake.


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