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Lemonade Cake

A Super Easy Lemonade Cake Recipe is filled with sweet and tarty flavors of lemonade.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings


  • 13x9-inch pan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Hand mixer


For The Cake

  • 1 box lemon or yellow cake mix water, vegetable oil, and eggs are called for on the cake mix box
  • ½ can frozen lemonade concentrate (12-oz size) thawed
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar

For The Frosting

  • 8 oz. cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp frozen lemonade conenctrate thawed
  • pinch of salt


For The Cake

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Follow the cake mix as directed on the box in a 13x9-inch pan. Then cool for 15 minutes.
  • Pierce the top of the warm cake every ½ inch with a long fork. You may need to wipe the fork to reduce sticking.
  • Mix the lemonade concentrate and powdered sugar for the cake. Then drizzle the lemonade mixture evenly over the top of the cake. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled.

For The Frosting

  • Beat the cream cheese and butter until it is light and fluffy.
  • Gradually add the powdered sugar and lemonade concentrate. Add a pinch of salt. Mix until light and fluffy.
  • Spread the frosting over the chilled cake.


  • To make this cake even easier, you can skip making the frosting and purchase a whipped fluffy frosting or a fluffy lemon frosting instead.
  • Store covered in the refrigerator. 
Keyword cake, dessert, lemon, lemonade