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Lemon Poke Cake

This sweet, tart lemon poke cake is the perfect dessert to serve your family and friends! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Lemon Poke Cake Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 303kcal



  • 1 box Great Value yellow cake mix
  • 3.4 oz box Great Value Lemon Pudding
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup Great Value vegetable oil
  • 3 Great Value eggs


  • 2 3.4-ounce boxes lemon pudding
  • 4 cups Great Value milk
  • 4 cups Great Value powdered sugar


  • Pour the cake and pudding mix into a large mixing bowl.
  • Add water, oil, and eggs. Mix until just combined.
  • Pour into a cake pan and bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • When the cake is finished, remove it from the oven and let cool slightly.
  • Poke 12 holes in the cake using the handle of a large round spoon.
  • Mix the lemon pudding, milk, and powdered sugar. Stir until all ingredients are well combined.
  • Pour half of the pudding over the top of the cake, making sure it sinks into all of the holes.
  • Mix the remaining pudding until it thickens completely then spread over the top of the cake.
  • Place in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 hours until completely set and chilled.



Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 124mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 191IU | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 1mg