Lemon Lava Cake Recipe

Jessica Published April 14, 2020

Lava cake isn’t reserved just for chocolate.

How To Make Lemon Lava Cake

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10 mins
55 mins
65 mins


  • 1 box lemon cake mix
  • 2 boxes lemon pudding
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • powdered sugar


  • Prepare the cake mix as directed on its packaging.
  • Pour the cake mix into a greased 13x9 baking dish.
  • Combine¬†the dry pudding, milk, sugar, lemon juice,¬†and water in a bowl.
  • Whisk the mixture for 2 minutes until it becomes slightly thickened and the ingredients are well combined.
  • Pour the pudding mixture on top of the cake mixture. But make sure not to spread it.
  • Place the baking dish on top of a cookie sheet to catch any drips while cooking. Afterward, bake it in the oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 55 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Allow the baking dish to cool for 20 minutes while the sauce thickens slightly. If you so wish, sprinkle powdered sugar on top of the cake.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 22kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 4mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin C: 1mg


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