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      Strawberry Lemonade Cake: One box of strawberry cake mix (plus oil, water and eggs as directed on box), 8oz. Philadelphia Cream Cheese, 1 packet of Kool-Aid Lemonade, Yellow food coloring gel, 2C. Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Creme, 8oz. Cool Whip, Fresh strawberries to garnish.

    • Annette Parrish

      DSCN4289 Posted on June 19, 2011 by Ruthanne Moist strawberry cake layered with a rich lemonade cream filling.  Introducing summer——on a plate! INGREDIENTS: One box of strawberry cake mix (plus oil, water and eggs as directed on box)8oz. Philadelphia Cream Cheese (softened to room temp.)1 packet (0.23oz.) of Kool-Aid LemonadeYellow food coloring gel (as desired for color)2cups Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Creme8 oz. Cool Whip ToppingFresh strawberries to garnish. DIRECTIONS: Make cake according to box and bake in 2- 9 inch round cake pans as directed.  Turn finished cakes over on cake racks and allow to cool completely.Cream together cream cheese, lemonade and yellow food coloring until smooth.Mix marshmallow creme in and then mix in Cool Whip until completely smooth.  Refrigerate until cake is cooled and cut.Alternating layers of cake with layers of filling, assemble cake.  End with layer of filling.Top with sliced strawberries.Refrigerate and serve chilled. My thoughts: YUM!!!!!  I’m a little obsessed with the filling I used in thoseconfetti cups a few weeks back.  This lemonade filling is similar- but has more Cool Whip to make it light and fluffy.  I’ve never made a strawberry cake mix before– it is SO GOOD!  I love that this recipe uses a cake mix- it makes it a VERY easy and quick recipe that looks so fancy and fun!  I think you could drizzle some white chocolate over this and make it over-the-top fancy.  I really hope you enjoy this recipe— I’ve gotta have a piece –ready….set….GO! Want to see more pictures of this cake done as a birthday cake?  The filling is made just a little thicker so that the entire cake can be frosted.  Just clickhere  4-17-12: I love it when people try recipes I’ve posted and take pictures of the process- check out how “Don’t fight the Apple” made this recipe into yummy jar cakes to send to her boyfriend overseas!  Great idea!! 4-23-12: Or check out the tips and beautiful photos taken at Jam Hands. Try some other fun strawberry desserts at Easybaked~ just click on an image to be taken to the recipe! About these ads Share this: Click to email this to a friendClick to print10K+Share on FacebookClick to share on Pinterest219Click to share on TwitterClick to share on TumblrClick to share on Google+ Related Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes!!!!In "Cupcakes" Favorites of 2011 and Happy Birthday to me!!!In "Cakes" Frostings, Fillings and Fun!In "Easy recipes" 217 Comments Posted in Cakes and tagged cake, cool whip, Cream Cheese, dessert, fresh fruit, layer cake,lemonade, marshmallow, strawberry, torte. Bookmark the permalink. ABOUT RUTHANNERuthanne is a scientist with a passion for baking and food photography. Using her kitchen as a lab, she loves experimenting with a variety of flavors and ingredients to create unique, fun and ultimately tasty delights! Thus she created EasyBaked, a website where sugar and chocolate overflow in fun and easy recipes. Her Motto: Money can’t buy happiness -- but it can buy marshmallows, and that’s nearly the same thing! View all posts by Ruthanne Salted Caramel Cookie Cups Cookie Cutter Brownies 217 responses » Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide | June 19, 2011 at 11:10 pm I love all the layers. It looks so fresh and rich at the same time. Summer on a plate indeed. Reply Smokey | January 9, 2014 at 4:08 pm Too many artificial ingredients. Cool Whip and Kool-Aid indeed! Reply easybaked | January 12, 2014 at 6:06 am Ah…but it’s so yummy! Maybe you can spend some time experimenting to create a version with fresh cream and lemons for us :) Reply Carrie | June 20, 2011 at 2:02 pm yum! you should check out my rasberry lemonade cake if you like tartness of lemonade!! i love the 4 layers though it makes it look so elegant! Reply easybaked | June 20, 2011 at 5:45 pm Your raspberry lemonade cake looks delicious! YUM! I just love the pink and the yellow together :) I can’t believe you don’t like just straight chocolate though!!!! I can’t live without it!!! lol! Reply Kit Bennett | June 30, 2011 at 10:02 am OMG – this looks so incredibly tasty!!! I am totally gong to try it this summer. and maybe with raspberry too. Reply easybaked | July 4, 2011 at 10:53 pm Raspberry would be amazing….have you ever heard of a raspberry cake mix? I guess you could add raspberry flavoring and food coloring to a white mix…. great idea! Reply Judiann | June 8, 2012 at 11:58 am Where can I find the recipe for Carries raspberry lemonade cake? Reply easybaked | June 8, 2012 at 6:05 pm Just click here and you’ll be taken straight to it! Reply Elisabeth | July 1, 2012 at 6:26 pm To add make a raspberry cake, try adding one package of unsweetened Kool-aid powder. I make orange cake doing this and it is so good. Reply easybaked | July 3, 2012 at 8:03 pm GREAT idea– and I love raspberry so much! Reply Pingback: Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies! « eASYbAKED Pingback: Favorites of 2011 and Happy Birthday to me!!! « eASYbAKED Pingback: Strawberry Lemonade Sprinkle Cake Recipe | Kids Parties 1-2-3 Jana | February 9, 2012 at 3:46 pm My mouth is SO WATERING right now!! I am a big fan of strawberries and lemon! And my birthday’s coming up…this may be the winner for my birthday cake!:) Thanks! Reply easybaked | February 9, 2012 at 8:17 pm You’re so welcome- it was my birthday choice this year and I was glad—-enjoy (and happy early birthday!!!) Reply Emily | February 23, 2012 at 2:03 pm Just wanted you to know that I’ve profiled this recipe on my blog, Best of Good Eats on Pinterest ( It looks delicious and I can’t wait to make it! Reply easybaked | February 23, 2012 at 5:18 pm Thanks so much Emily- your blog is such a fun idea– thanks for the feature :) Reply jysellebarkley | February 24, 2012 at 4:11 am Reblogged this on Jysellebarkley's Blog. Reply easybaked | March 4, 2012 at 7:25 am Thank you! Reply brianna | February 24, 2012 at 9:49 am Yummilicious Reply Jenn | February 25, 2012 at 12:54 am Just saw this on Pinterest – it looks divine! Reply easybaked | February 26, 2012 at 8:22 pm Thank you! LOVE the name of your blog! :) Reply jodi | February 25, 2012 at 11:55 am This strawberry lemon cake is good, one word of caution though, resist eating it before it has been chilled if you want the total experience of flavor and texture. I tasted it after 15 minutes in the fridg and it tasted okay, but then again after chilling all night and it was a total different experience ! Enjoy! Reply easybaked | February 26, 2012 at 8:22 pm You are right— itt is SO good cold :) Reply Ashley | February 25, 2012 at 5:59 pm I just made this and I added some powdered sugar to the cream cheese and lemonade mixture. Talk about off the chain! Reply easybaked | February 26, 2012 at 8:21 pm Great minds think alike- lol… Adding powdered sugar makes the lemonade filling into a frosting consistency- perfect for frosting an entire cake- made it for my birthday in January- you can see the changes I made here. Reply Pingback: Luscious Strawberry Lemonade Layer Cake « Stroll Waner Pingback: Passion for Pinning Sunday! Pingback: Strawberry Lemonade Cake Layered With Heaven | Best Of Good Eats on Pinterest Pingback: Strawberry Lemonade Layer Cake | Cake Recipes With Pictures Elizabeth | March 2, 2012 at 12:15 pm This look amazing! I cannot wait to try it and the cake cookies you mentioned! Reply easybaked | March 2, 2012 at 1:34 pm Thank you so much! I hope you make lots of people happy when you make them :) Reply Pingback: A Josh Birthday! | Chris & Alison Williams Cassie | March 10, 2012 at 3:38 pm these were a smidge to tart for me… I think i’ll try again but use 1/2 thelemonade packet :) Reply easybaked | March 11, 2012 at 8:54 am Thats a great idea if you don’t like that tart lemonade flavor– I actually changed the recipe a little to make a birthday cake and in making the filling more like a frosting I added powdered sugar- which sweetened it up some too- you can find that recipe here. Enjoy! Reply alieta | March 10, 2012 at 10:22 pm this is so delicious~i made it monday and my family loved it so much that i made it again friday!! can’t wait to look through the rest of your recipes! Reply easybaked | March 11, 2012 at 8:48 am Thanks for sharing! So happy that your family enjoyed it so much!!! Reply sheila m, | July 18, 2013 at 2:21 pm I made this cake and it was sooo good,everyone loved it.. Reply easybaked | July 18, 2013 at 10:09 pm Yay~ I’m so glad it was a success! Thanks for sharing with us about your experience!! :) Reply Gcampbell | March 11, 2012 at 6:05 pm Making the cake right now for my in laws from Jamaica. Can’t wait to see their reaction. We are a big lemonade drinking family. Reply easybaked | March 11, 2012 at 6:12 pm Hope you all love it and enjoy your time together!!! Reply Angela Cullifer | March 15, 2012 at 12:05 am I made this cake for a church dinner tonight and there wasn’t one crumb left. Everyone said it was absolutely delicious. This is a cake I will make again. Thanks for the recipe! Reply easybaked | March 15, 2012 at 5:45 pm You’re so welcome- I’m glad it was a hit! Reply Alison | March 19, 2012 at 6:55 pm I would just make one small suggestion for this cake. I found the frosting to be “puckering” tart! I added about 1 cup of powdered sugar and it was perfect! Thanks for sharingand I know my kids are going to go gaga shortly! Reply easybaked | March 20, 2012 at 9:39 pm Glad you found a solution– The powdered sugar also makes the frosting easier to use if you want a layer cake look rather than a torte– hope your kids loved it! Reply monica | May 2, 2012 at 2:18 pm Good suggetion.. for me I love the “puckering tart of it…lol Reply Mi | March 22, 2012 at 8:28 pm Omg this is going to be a problem for me just made this and I am in heaven!!!!!! AHHHHH Reply Jessica | March 23, 2012 at 9:22 pm This recipe looked absolutely delicious! I wanted to make it, but lack round cake pans, so I made cupcakes! They are super yummy, and I’m anxious to see how they taste chilled. I think the cupcakes worked allright, but the cake would be much better. Very yummy and creative combination. :) Reply easybaked | March 23, 2012 at 9:31 pm I am actually thinking of making this recipe as cupcakes for an upcoming shower– I bet they are just as good as the cake– and cupcakes are always so cute!!! Reply Pingback: Celebration!!!! « eASYbAKED John | March 29, 2012 at 2:15 am Baked this for my Mom’s 69th birthday on Sunday! It was a great hit! Thanks for a go-to easy cake for the summer season that is about to start. Reply easybaked | March 30, 2012 at 10:01 pm Yay!!!!! You are so welcome! I’m so glad it was a hit– thanks for sharing!!! Reply evie zeleska | April 5, 2012 at 2:48 pm looks so yummy … I’m strawberry-holic ;D and definitely going to try it! Reply Brittany | April 9, 2012 at 10:04 am I’m adding this to my weekend plans!!!! Thanks for sharing. Reply easybaked | April 10, 2012 at 8:23 pm Enjoy!!!! Reply Pingback: Don't Fight the Apple, Eve Pingback: Food Friday | Lost in Drawers leah escalante | April 14, 2012 at 8:30 pm Made this cake and loved it. Looking forward to making cupcakes come summer! Reply easybaked | April 15, 2012 at 12:37 am Thank you– I’m so glad you enjoyed it. SO many of you are trying this with cupcakes that I think I might have to try it myself! Reply Barb | April 18, 2012 at 11:19 pm OMG!!…If you LOVE lemon, you’ll LOVE the frosting!! I made this cake for my Strawberry Fields Forever Bunco and EVERYBODY raved about it….I think I gave out 11 recipes that night (I already had mine)…Since I only had 1 round cake pan, mine was smaller, but still very tasty! Made cupcakes with the rest of the batter and everyone got to take dessert home too!! Thanks for sharing such an awesome frosting recipe….I guess I have a sweet tooth for lemon!! Reply easybaked | April 19, 2012 at 11:23 am Oh I’m so glad you enjoyed it! I love the frosting on this too– I know some have said its too tart, but I like that lemonade zing it has— I have GOT to make cupcakes with this– you guys are inspiring me! :) Reply Michelleyk | April 24, 2012 at 7:51 am I’m really excited to make this cake. However, I live abroad and couldn’t find “sugar-free” lemonade mix, only pre-mixed dry lemonade, liquid lemon flavoring, and lemon juice. Which would be best to use? Reply easybaked | April 24, 2012 at 10:05 pm Hi! I would try the dry lemonade that is already sweetened I think. You might need to experiment with a little less marshmallow fluff and/or powdered sugar just so that the frosting isn’t overpoweringly sweet. Or ask a friend from the states to throw a packet of Kool-Aid in their next letter to you ;) Good luck! I’d love to know how it works for you! Reply zulema zavala | April 26, 2012 at 12:04 am this cake look so good!! I’m making it this weekend but im putting some choped strawberry’s in between the layers. :)) Reply easybaked | April 26, 2012 at 7:23 am Thanks!! that’s a great idea- Yum!!!!!!! Reply Tara :) | April 30, 2012 at 11:00 am HAVE MERCY!! My mother-in-law made this for my birthday last night, and actually brought it WITH her to the Cheesecake Factory where we ate dinner! The waiters were bidding on the leftovers b/c they were so jealous! haha This cake is AMAZING! I actually brought the left overs to work, and within 15 minutes, the cake was GONE! Sooooooooooo good! Reply easybaked | April 30, 2012 at 7:24 pm Haha….I’m SO glad you enjoyed it :) Happy Birthday!!!! Reply Pingback: Recipe: Strawberry Lemonade Layer Cake « Somewhere In The Middle monica | May 2, 2012 at 2:08 pm This is the BEST cake I have ever ate… A Great Big “Thank You” to whom ever created this… It is a huge hit and I have gotten so many “OGM This is soooo good.. Makes me look look like a rock star!…lol I made this cake for a Ladies Day gathering at my chuch and it was served to 150 ladies and they went crazy.. coming back for seconds…..a couple of ladies came into the kitchen and asked if they could get the recipe. after they left I walked out into the auditorium and every ;lady had a pen and paper waiting to write it I have even been asked to make this cake for charity aucitons… what a hit……. Thanks so much… plus it was so easy to make.. even a biggger plus.. Reply easybaked | May 3, 2012 at 6:19 pm Goodness Monica– your comment certainly made my day! You are so welcome for the recipe– I’m so glad it was such a hit! Thanks for telling me about it!!! Reply Jaclyn | May 3, 2012 at 4:44 pm I cannot wait to try this – do you care if i post this on my blog? Reply easybaked | May 3, 2012 at 6:21 pm I don’t mind at all :) Reply Jaclyn | May 3, 2012 at 6:47 pm Thank you! :) Can’t wait to try this!!! Reply Pingback: Sally’s Pins – Sally Spins Pingback: Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes « The No Drama Mama Pingback: Perfect Mother’s Day « Treble in the Kitchen Teresa | May 17, 2012 at 10:54 pm Beyond glad that I found this recipe when I did. I made this as a Mother’s day present for myself (since I’m the “baker” in the house) and the hubby and I just ate the last piece tonight. Let me tell you it was pretty sad seeing it all gone. I could go on and on about why I think it’s so awesome but I’ll just summarize it with this: We LOVED it!!!! ;) Reply easybaked | May 18, 2012 at 4:27 pm Thank you SO much– I’m so glad you enjoyed it– Happy Mother’s Day! Reply Veronica | May 21, 2012 at 4:34 pm Made this for my FIL’s bday and it was a hit! thanks! Reply easybaked | May 21, 2012 at 7:10 pm Yay! Glad you liked it! Reply Andrea | May 21, 2012 at 10:13 pm Making this for upcoming Memorial Day cookout. Can’t wait to try!!! Reply easybaked | May 21, 2012 at 10:51 pm Enjoy!!!! :) Reply Pingback: Strawberry Lemonade Layer Cake « Veronica's Cornucopia stacci | May 22, 2012 at 8:41 pm Just waiting for cake to cool so I can begin the layering……….the frosting is the most amazing thing I’ve ever had, seriously.l This is such a wonderful recipe and I will be using and sharing for decades to come!! Reply Kaylee | May 24, 2012 at 8:54 am Yummy Reply Seema | May 24, 2012 at 2:46 pm Can’t wait to try this over the weekend! Any tips on how to cut the layer in half without getting it uneven? I’m so clumsy when it comes to stuff like this! Thanks for sharing your amazing recipe! Reply easybaked | May 25, 2012 at 10:38 am I use a large serrated knife. There are layer cutters available- they are like a large wire stretched between two pieces of metal. I have one- but I’m clumsy too and I usually do better with a knife. Reply Pingback: Freitags-Pinspiration | Steph | June 2, 2012 at 8:28 pm Excellent cake!!!! Going to make it for the second time to take to family event. I use white cake instead of strawberry. Looks nice and add lots of strawberries on the side. Thank you :) Reply easybaked | June 2, 2012 at 10:32 pm White cake sounds wonderful– like a strawberry shortcake with a twist of lemonade. Great idea! Glad you enjoyed the recipe! :) Reply Laura | June 3, 2012 at 6:56 pm I think I am going to try this frosting recipe with my cake recipe for strawberry cake, the cake takes a white cake mix with crushed strawberries and a box of strawberry jello added to the mix and it is very moist! I found this on Pinterest and can’t wait to try it! Reply Shannon | June 6, 2012 at 12:54 am So I just made this as cupcakes and the frosting is AMAZING!! I followed the instructions and even let the icing sit in the fridge for several hours, but it never firmed up enough to frost the cupcakes (well, I still frosted them but they don’t look very pretty, lol). I was wondering if I’m doing something wrong or if there’s something I can do to make sure it gets thicker? I used fat free cool whip and 1/3 fat cream cheese, but I wouldn’t think that would matter. Advice would be appreciated because these are delicious! Reply easybaked | June 6, 2012 at 5:59 pm I’m so glad you like frosting. You could try adding a bit of powdered sugar. I’m guessing it is the reduced fat items that are giving it the different consistency. Have you looked at the link I gave to the second time I made this recipe? I needed a thicker frosting to do a birthday cake and I added powdered sugar to the frosting to thicken it up. Check out that link, or try it using the FULL fat (lol) variety of each ingredient. Good luck!!!! Reply Nichole | June 11, 2012 at 1:15 pm Tried this last night! My fiance said this tasted just like summer! The icing is perfect! Love love love this! I didn’t have a round cake pan, instead I used a bunt pan and it worked out just as nice. Will be using this again this summer! Reply easybaked | June 11, 2012 at 4:57 pm So glad you and your fiancé enjoyed this recipe! I think it tastes like summer too :) Reply AFair | June 11, 2012 at 7:49 pm Question? with the kool aid mix do you use just the mix, or make the juice? Reply easybaked | June 12, 2012 at 11:55 am You just use the mix. Reply kori | June 24, 2012 at 3:59 pm just made these! but i made it in cupcake form since I’m taking them to work- they are super delicious! i only used about half of the lemonade kool-aid mix and the lemon flavor is perfect! Thanks for the amazing recipe! Reply easybaked | June 24, 2012 at 6:45 pm You’re so welcome– I’m glad you enjoyed them! Reply Deannasjuju | June 28, 2012 at 6:33 pm So I used 9 in pans an my cake was maybe 1 inch or so high. I sliced the cake in half but the top layers are thinner.. On both cakes. Should I put the top layers in the middle? Is this dessert better the day after or wld it get soggy if made 2 days ahead? Reply easybaked | June 28, 2012 at 8:48 pm If your layers didn’t come out even I would put the smaller ones in the middle– just to add stability on the top and bottom. My layers are hardly ever even- so no worries!! I think this cake is best fresh. If you are keeping it a couple of days put it in the fridge for sure and don’t top it with fresh strawberries until you are ready to serve it. Good luck and enjoy!!! Reply Deannasjuju | June 29, 2012 at 7:42 pm WOW thank you for your speedy reply!! I made the cake an froze it after baking now I’m whipping up the frosting now! An then I will serve tomorrow! Thanks for tip about adding the fruit before serving!!! Reply Paula Vincent | July 1, 2012 at 3:15 pm YUMMY!!!! We used Strawberry Soda instead of water which we have always done with strawberry cakes it gives it some more strawberry flavor and we used apple sauce instead of oil.. It was such a YUMMY MOIST cake especially on a hot day!!! We LOVED the icing for it!!! Thank you for this new favorite in our home!!! Reply easybaked | July 3, 2012 at 8:03 pm Those are GREAT ideas– thanks for sharing- I will have to try both of those tips!!! Reply amanda | July 3, 2012 at 12:38 pm could you not slice the layers in half and just cover it like a regular two layer cake? Reply easybaked | July 3, 2012 at 8:05 pm Absolutely! You might have some extra frosting– but that’s what graham crackers are for – right? :) Reply Alice Jane Voran | June 23, 2013 at 7:53 pm Could u use a 9 X13 pan? Reply easybaked | June 23, 2013 at 10:32 pm You sure could– you won’t have the layered effect, just a cake in a pan, but you could still frost it with the same icing and decorate it with strawberries! Not as fancy, but just as yummy :) Reply Pingback: Sweets…because you’re so SWEET « Eye On Glam Diana | July 15, 2012 at 6:51 am Have you made cake pops using this recipe? Reply easybaked | July 28, 2012 at 5:58 am Not yet– great idea though! I just am not very good at cake pops…I make such a mess! Reply Shelley Shand | July 24, 2012 at 6:52 pm My daughter made this cake for my birthday and it was fabulous!! I loved the strawberry and lemon mix….2 of my favorite flavors!!! Reply easybaked | July 27, 2012 at 12:26 pm I’m so glad you liked it– Happy Birthday!! Reply wakeelah | July 25, 2012 at 5:50 pm strawberry lomenada layer cake it super good. Reply Pingback: TBF na Cozinha: Morangos, o Retorno! | The Beauty Factory TheKajunKween | August 2, 2012 at 10:57 pm Reblogged this on One Keen Kween and commented: In-laws will be visiting this weekend, thought I’d make this. Reply Christina | August 10, 2012 at 8:29 pm I have a crystal light lemonade pack in my pantry, can I use that? Reply easybaked | August 14, 2012 at 11:01 pm I’m really not sure how that would work without actually trying it. If you do try it, let us all know how it turns out! Reply Photosby JerryandDenise | August 18, 2012 at 4:36 pm Trying this today. Seems like a winning combination and easy too! Reply easybaked | August 18, 2012 at 6:02 pm Hope you love it!!!!! :) Reply Pingback: Scenes from Summer ’12 « Scattered Sunlight Pingback: Sexta feira com links legais | Indice Feminino karen | September 19, 2012 at 8:30 pm Hi I live in Australia and came across your cake.Love the sound of it but not sure about the ingredients.I know about cool whip but is the kool aid lemonade a powder like jelly crystals? I think I may have seen the marshmallow cream here also. Can you help,I would love to make it. Karen Reply easybaked | September 19, 2012 at 10:51 pm Hi! I will try to help- Kool Aid is a powdered drink mix. Its a powder that you add to water with sugar and it makes a pitcher of lemonade (or fruit punch, or grape…whatever flavor) I googled Kool-Aid in Australia and found these comparable items (click here). Hope that helps. I posted a link to a make-your-own marshmallow cream earlier in these comments. If you try it let us know how it works!! Good luck! -r Reply karen | September 20, 2012 at 8:23 pm Thankyou so much for all that information.I will endeavor to find the ingredients and give it a go.Willlet you know. Reply Pingback: Favorite Pins of the Week: Tasty Cake Recipes - - Pingback: Favorite Pins of the Week: Tasty Cake Recipes | Augusta News | Augusta GA Local News Tina | October 7, 2012 at 9:16 pm Making this tomorrow for “Pinterest” night. SOOOOO excited! Reply easybaked | October 7, 2012 at 10:45 pm What?!? Pinterest night? Thats such a fun idea!! Love it!!! Have fun!!! Reply Thenameshailie | December 27, 2012 at 1:51 pm Sounds great and makes an awesome presentation! Reply easybaked | December 27, 2012 at 2:47 pm Thanks so much!!!!! Reply Rita Kidd | January 14, 2013 at 10:39 pm I don’t like cream cheese. Is there a substitute for it for this recipe? Thanks. Reply easybaked | January 16, 2013 at 10:49 pm Sure! You can add the lemonade packet to my buttercream frosting (click here for recipe) Just add the lemonade a little at a time and taste it until you get the desired flavor. A whole packet is really tart, so you’ll probably want less. If you want to frost this as a layer cake you will want to double the frosting recipe. Hope this works out for you! Reply Joanne Voth | January 18, 2013 at 5:48 pm I am saving this for next summer — looks so delicious!! Reply easybaked | January 18, 2013 at 9:27 pm It is one of my very favorite summer recipes–I even make it in the winter sometimes to make it feel a little like summer! Reply Mia | January 27, 2013 at 11:37 pm Love this recipe! Do I have to mix the kool aid with water and make it into lemonade before I add it in or do I just mix the powder into the cream cheese and food colouring? Reply easybaked | January 29, 2013 at 8:06 pm Hi! No, you don’t need to add water– just add the powdered mix to the frosting blend! Good luck! Reply Pingback: Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes | Sweet & Spicy Life Rosa Caraballo | March 24, 2013 at 3:47 pm I made this cake last night it was sooo goooood…..Everybody love it. ;))))) Reply easybaked | March 24, 2013 at 10:04 pm YAY!!!! I’m so glad you liked it! Reply Joey | March 26, 2013 at 1:16 am My icing was very runny following these directions????????? Any advice? Reply easybaked | March 27, 2013 at 7:16 am Yes. This icing is almost like a filling. It’s perfect for layering between cake, but not very good for frosting the outside of the cake, if thats what you want to do. I’ve since remade it twice using powdered sugar in the recipe. Strawberry Lemonade Birthday Cake and Strawberry Lemonade cupcakes. I hope the adjustments in these other recipes help you get the consistency you want!! :) Reply Pingback: Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes!!!! | eASYbAKED Naomi | April 10, 2013 at 4:30 pm Wow, this looks SO tasty!! I think it would make a good summer birthday cake :) The kool-aid is a really creative way to add the lemon flavor. YUM!! Reply easybaked | April 11, 2013 at 8:39 pm Thank you so much! It is a perfect summer dessert (or a winter dessert, if you are missing summer!) Reply Jeannie | April 11, 2013 at 9:17 pm Has anyone figured the points plus value for weight watchers on this cake. It looks yummy! Reply CC | April 13, 2013 at 2:39 pm What is the best way to turn this into a sheet cake? Also can I substitute something else for the Marshmallow Cream Reply easybaked | April 25, 2013 at 5:45 pm Hi– I’d guess you could just bake the mix in a sheet cake pan– watch your times in the oven as it will take less time to bake. You can make a buttercream frosting and add a touch of the lemonade mix to it. Don’t add the entire packet or it will be too sour without all that sweet marshmallow in it. My buttercream recipe can be found by clicking here. Have fun!! Reply ladysaotome | April 18, 2013 at 5:47 pm I found this recipe via a Facebook community. They posted the picture & recipe twice in their “desserts” album and didn’t give credit (unless “nothing on this page is ours. no infringement intended!” counts…) I had to hunt for your page using Google image search. Here’s their page in case you want to say something. I don’t think they mean to be rude but none of their posts link to anyone’s page or give any credit. It’s bad internet etiquette if nothing else… Reply easybaked | April 23, 2013 at 9:05 pm Thanks so much! I’m in awe of the bad Internet etiquette out there…I’m glad you found us!!! Reply sparksofember | April 18, 2013 at 5:48 pm I found this recipe via a Facebook community. They have the picture & recipe posted twice in their album and didn’t give credit (unless “nothing on this page is ours. no infringement intended!” counts…) I had to hunt for your page using Google image search. Here’s their page in case you want to say something. I don’t think they mean to be rude but none of their posts link to anyone’s page or give any credit. It’s bad internet etiquette if nothing else… Reply Pingback: Strawberry Lemonade Layer Cake | Well Cooked Kali | April 23, 2013 at 2:20 pm I really really want to make this cake for a party I am having but one of the birthday girls can’t have cream cheese, it just doesn’t agree with her. Is there anything else I can substitute in the cream cheese’s place? Maybe more of the marshmallow or some type of pudding mix? Help! Im in love with this cake and really want to make it. Reply easybaked | April 25, 2013 at 5:36 pm Hi Kali- I have a friend who can’t have cream cheese as well- I just use my buttercream frosting recipe (click here to get it) and added lemonade mix to it- less than a packet because otherwise its too tart. Just add it it a little at a time and taste as you go. Hope this helps!!! Reply Kali | April 26, 2013 at 2:18 am Thanks so much!! :-) Reply Tracy | May 4, 2013 at 6:56 pm Wow! This cake is amazing! I just finished making it. Now I can’t wait for tomorrow nights Bible study group (the event I made it for) so I can eat it! Reply easybaked | May 6, 2013 at 6:52 am I hope all of you love it! Almost all of my desserts end up at either Bible study or work…they all have a love/hate relationship with this blog. Makes dieting hard- lol! Reply Pingback: Recipes for Spring | Boston Interiors Blog Taylor Wood (@KlausandDalaric) | May 22, 2013 at 12:51 am do you cool the cakes completely before cutting and icing them? Reply easybaked | May 23, 2013 at 5:43 pm Yes– you do need to let the cakes cool. Reply Pingback: Favorite Pins of the Week: Tasty Cake Recipes topic | My Blog viki | May 27, 2013 at 10:43 am box for this, box for that …Is it possible to put only natural ingredients such as egg, milk, sugar and not boxes Reply easybaked | May 27, 2013 at 11:00 am Of course it’s possible! There are about a million websites dedicated to all natural ingredients and you could certainly find a recipe for strawberry cake that involves eggs, milk and sugar. Reply Catherine Anne Kemp | May 31, 2013 at 9:22 am What would you recommend for us Brits who can’t get hold of some of your ingredients ingredients x Reply easybaked | May 31, 2013 at 10:38 am I’d be happy to help you think through alternative ingredients. What items aren’t available? Reply Krista | May 31, 2013 at 7:34 pm Nice! Reply kellie | June 4, 2013 at 7:37 pm I made this Cake exactly as directed. LOVED IT!!!! Perfect summer dessert. Light, refreshing, not to sweet. After frosting the cake, I cleaned the bowl with strawberry slices, yummy. Reply easybaked | June 6, 2013 at 9:10 am I’m so glad you enjoyed it! I actually think this frosting would make a great dip for strawberries!! Reply Juliet Wilmshurst | June 8, 2013 at 4:39 pm Really would love to make this but in UK we dont have cool whip, jet puff marshmallow creme or the cool aid ingredient. Not sure what they are to suggest an alternative lol. May just have to hop on a plane and buy tons to bring back Reply easybaked | June 10, 2013 at 10:45 am Do you have any type of powdered lemon drink mix? You could modify this to a lemonade buttercream (I’ve done this for times that I needed to make lots of batches.) Take 2 cups of butter (about 450grams) and add 3 cups of powdered sugar and 2 teaspoons of vanilla. Beat together on high until smooth and creamy- then add either lemon drink mix or even lemon flavoring- add until it has a good flavor but it’s not too tart. You might need to experiment. You might need a little yellow food coloring as well. It’s not quite as good as the original frosting for this cake, but it’s still very yummy!!!! Reply Christi | June 17, 2013 at 2:02 pm Made this guy this weekend (and blogged about it)! It was yummy and beautiful and perfect for the summer! I love that it’s a boxed cake recipe too! Reply easybaked | June 20, 2013 at 10:42 am So glad you like it– it looks like it turned out perfectly!! Cute blog!!!!! Reply Brenda @ Chatting Over Chocolate | July 3, 2013 at 2:37 pm Your layer cake looks incredibly delicious!! Stopping by to let you know I featured your fabulous recipe on my blog today: … Thanks for sharing! Enjoy a spectacular Independence Day!! :) Reply easybaked | July 4, 2013 at 9:14 am Thank you so much- what a great collection of lemonade recipes!! Very fun! Enjoy your 4th as well :) Reply Pingback: Yummy Fruity Desserts Jo ( | July 27, 2013 at 8:31 pm Just came across this on Pinterest and I have to say, it looks divine! I’m going to have to come up with an excuse to make this right away! My birthday is Thursday…is it too presumptuous to make my own birthday cake?!? ;) Reply easybaked | July 28, 2013 at 9:04 am It is NEVER too presumptuous to make your own cake! That way you get exactly what you want :) I made this for my own birthday just a couple of years ago because it was my very favorite cake of the year. I changed the frosting just a tiny bit to make it more like a birthday cake- you can check it out hereHappiest of birthdays to you!!!!! {hugs} Reply Jo ( | July 28, 2013 at 12:51 pm I love the tweak! I will be using that version, it’ll be easier and cost less which is always a bonus. Thanks a bunch and Thanks for the birthday wishes! xo Reply easybaked | July 29, 2013 at 8:54 pm You’re so welcome!! Reply Jenny | July 30, 2013 at 12:29 pm Do you measure out the marshmallow fluff, or is it just a couple full jars? Thank you! Reply easybaked | July 31, 2013 at 6:27 pm I do actually measure it out. Since jars are different sizes. Reply Pingback: Strawberry Lemonade Cake- �One box of strawberry cake mix (plus oil, water and eggs as directed on box) �8oz. Philadelphia Cream Cheese (softened to room temp.) �1 packet (0.23oz.) of Kool-Aid Lemonade �Yellow food coloring gel (as desired for col Pingback: Sweets…because you’re so SWEET | Shannon | August 27, 2013 at 11:25 am I made this recipe more than once & it comes out perfect every time & it doesn’t last long in my house. Another thing I’d like to mention is that I hate whip cream & whn I ate it, it didn’t taste like whip cream so that that was a major plus for me! Reply easybaked | August 30, 2013 at 10:28 pm I’m so glad you have enjoyed it~ makes me happy to hear! Thanks for letting me know :) Reply Carol | October 4, 2013 at 5:15 pm Every time I make this recipe, it’s gone the same day. I’m making it for my church’s Rainbow Tea. How do you suggest I keep it cool the whole evening since there is no refrigeration at the hall we’re having it in. Thanks for the great recipe’s. Reply easybaked | October 5, 2013 at 6:20 am I’m so glad you enjoy this recipe! I honestly don’t have any ideas for you other than keeping it chilled up until you serve it. I think it will be fine at room temp and out of the sun. I just recently had a buttercream melt-down at a church picnic…it was a cool day but they placed them directly in the sun and by the time I realized it…liquid frosting :( Hope things go well for you! Reply Suki | December 30, 2013 at 1:50 pm Yes…it was for me too (liquid frosting)…but what I did was add another pack of Philadephia Cream Cheese and a cup of powder-sugar….also, I put only 1/2 a pack of that lemon-koolaid….:) Reply melissa ross | December 30, 2013 at 10:00 pm I loved strawbeerry !! Reply easybaked | December 30, 2013 at 10:24 pm Lol- so do I!!!! And lemon- which mAkes this a favorite dessert of mine! :) Reply easybaked | December 30, 2013 at 10:24 pm Lol- so do I!!! And lemon- which makes this a favorite dessert of mine!! :) Reply dianelouw | January 2, 2014 at 7:46 am Reblogged this on Diane's Thoughts and Things and commented: Yum yum Reply Brenda | January 6, 2014 at 7:30 am Look Reply Tammy Cromer | January 8, 2014 at 9:32 am This is absolutely wonderful.. Thank you for my bday cake.. I would love to see anything else you got.. Reply easybaked | January 9, 2014 at 7:29 pm I’m so glad you liked it! And Happy Birthday!!!:0) Reply Pingback: Pinterest Recipe Wins | My Holiday Kitchen stephanie | February 25, 2014 at 1:09 am Looked delicious Reply Ruthanne | February 25, 2014 at 1:17 pm Thank you!!!! Reply Joy | March 4, 2014 at 10:37 pm Soooo…… If you like warheads candy than this is for you. If you want to laugh your ass off when others eat it make it. My final words is good luck… Reply Ruthanne | March 5, 2014 at 11:42 am I’m so sorry you didn’t like the tartness of the icing. It’s not nearly as tart as warheads (I can’t stand warheads!) but it is lemon and has a tart lemonade flavor. Adding less lemonade mix and/or a little powdered sugar, you can customize the level of tart to your own liking. Most people love this frosting just as the recipe is written, but if you’re sensitive to tart foods you can certainly alter it. Reply Pingback: Top 15 Layer Cakes Pingback: Strawberry Lemonade Layer Cake | STL Cooks Betty | March 29, 2014 at 12:03 am Does anyone know how much sugar and carbs are in this. Only reason I ask is I have a friend that is diabetic and she was curious. Thank you! Reply marissaesque | May 1, 2014 at 9:32 am Reblogged this on La Toubab Noire and commented: One for the files… Reply Coral | May 5, 2014 at 3:16 pm Are you on Pinterest? Reply Ruthanne | May 10, 2014 at 10:58 am My Pinterest board is a work in progress, but you can find it here: Reply karen geiger | July 25, 2014 at 5:19 pm I am going to try some of these recipes Reply Ruthanne | July 26, 2014 at 2:03 pm I really hope you get a chance to! That’s why I share them :) Reply Debbie | August 1, 2014 at 12:06 am I just wanted to drop you a quick note and tell you how much my daughter loves this cake. I made it for her birthday last year. She went nuts for it. No nuts in fact, that when she got married last November, this is what she wanted. Since the Bride always gets what she wants, my sister made it for her. Since it was November, it was cool enough out that it worked great. Tomorrow is her birthday again, and of course, she wants this cake. Thanks so much for coming up with this cake. Reply

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