When you are short on time, Sandra Lee's Semi-Homemade recipes are the best! I just watched this episode on the Food Network and she put this gorgeous cake together really fast.
Gorgeous cake . . . and I can almost taste the wonderful lemon flavors.
Recipe courtesy Sandra Lee
The Food Network
SHOW: Semi-Homemade Cooking
EPISODE: Grilling on the Mississippi
- 2 (8-inch) round store-bought (bakery) yellow or white cake layers
- 1/3 cup frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
- 2 teaspoons lemon extract, divided
- 2 (12-ounce) cans cream cheese flavored frosting
- Fresh mint sprigs
- Fresh blueberries
- Lemon slices, quartered
Use a knife to slice cake layers in half horizontally.
Use a pastry brush to brush each layer with lemonade concentrate; set aside.
Stir 1 teaspoon of lemon extract into each can of frosting; set aside.
To assemble cake: frost and stack the cake layers on top of each other.
Decorate cake with clusters of mint sprigs, blueberries, and quartered lemon slices.