I don’t know about you, but I am a busy betch. I feel like there’s always something. Anthony and I have two very big Italian families which usually entails one get together a week. Whether it’s a birthday, a graduation, a baptism, whatever. When we had just Max (my 5 year old), I still managed to have my act together for baking adventures. Before Hurricane Dante hit our house (if you’re a new here, that’s my two year old, not an actual natural disaster), I was known for whipping up delicious desserts from scratch for these family functions. My cousin’s 40th was this past Saturday so I made Kris Jenner’s lemon cake for the party and I literally didn’t even get a piece because it was GONE.
These days, I’ll take a shortcut where I can find one. A few weeks ago, I was listening to my favorite podcast (The Skinny Confidential His & Her Podcast –HIGHLY recommend). The host Lauryn was talking about how delicious this cake was and then mentioned that it’s basically a box cake mix that’s jazzed up with a few extra ingredients.
How cute are these cake holders?! You need to check out her blog, her photos are prettier than mine, so the images in this posts are credited to her. Also, she’s effing hilarious.
Apparently Kris Jenner stole this from the Duncan Hines site so I’m posting it here. I adapted it the teeniest bit.
KRIS JENNER’S FAMOUS LEMON CAKE
+ Makes 12-16 servings
♡ 1 package DUNCAN HINES SIGNATURE DELICIOUSLY MOIST LEMON SUPREME CAKE MIX
♡ 1 package lemon instant pudding Mix ( 4 serving size )
♡ 1/2 cup vegetable oil
♡ 1 cup water
♡ 4 eggs
+++ GLAZE: blend 1 cup powered sugar with the juice of 2 lemons
+ directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Blend all ingredients in a large bowl; beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Bake in a greased & floured tube pan, 10″ or fluted at 350 degree for 45-55 minutes, until center springs back when touched lightly. Cool right side up in pan for about 25 minutes, then invert onto serving plate. GLAZE: Poke holes in the cake and then drizzle
The cake was so good that it made it’s way into my discussion in my latest YouTube video!