Lemonade Cake I


This is my husband's favorite cake. It is two layers of yellow cake with a lemonade flavored ice cream center. Wonderful on a hot day.

a slice of yellow cake with a pink lemonade ice cream layer in the middle, garnished with a lemon slice
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs
1 to 9 - inch round layer cake


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix

  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream

  • 6 drops red food coloring

  • 1 (6 ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar


  1. Prepare cake mix according to package directions for two 9 inch round cake pans. Cool thoroughly.

  2. Stir ice cream to soften. Mix in food coloring, and 1/2 cup of the lemonade concentrate. Spread ice cream mixture evenly in a foil-lined, 9 inch round cake pan. Freeze until firm, about 2 to 3 hours.

  3. Place one cake layer on a serving plate. Top with ice cream layer, then top with the second layer of cake. Put the assembled cake back into the freezer.

  4. Beat the whipping cream with the remaining lemonade and sugar until fluffy, and peaks form. Frost sides and top of cake with whipped cream mixture. Return cake to freezer for at least one hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

453 Calories
25g Fat
56g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 453
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 334mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 56g 20%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 38g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 4mg 19%
Calcium 142mg 11%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 165mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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