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Lemon Velvet Cake


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box lemon cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 (3 ounce) box lemon gelatin
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon


  1. Mix dry cake mix, water, lemon extract, gelatin, oil and eggs for at least 3 minutes.
  2. Bake cake according to package directions in 9 x 13-inch pan.
  3. When cake is done, prick entire cake with a fork.
  4. Mix powdered sugar, lemon juice and grated rind. Pour mixture on top of warm cake.
  5. Serve plain or with whipped cream.

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