Lemon Cake Mix

When you bake a cake it's likely a special treat for the special people in your life. You care enough to take the time to bake a cake, so make it the moistest, most delicious cake you can. Make it Duncan Hines®.


  1. Prep: PREHEAT oven to 350°F (180°C) for metal and glass pans, or 325°F (165°C) for dark or coated pans. GREASE sides and bottom of each pan with shortening or oil spray. FLOUR lightly. (Use baking cups for cupcakes).
  2. Mix: BLEND cake mix, water, oil and eggs in large bowl at low speed until moistened (about 30 seconds). BEAT at medium speed for 2 minutes. POUR batter into pan(s) and bake immediately.
  3. Bake: BAKE following chart below. Add 3-5 minutes to bake time for dark or coated pans. Cake is done when toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. COOL in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes. Cool completely before frosting.

TIP: Prepare and bake following the directions above except using 1 cup (250 mL) water, 1/3 cup (83 mL) unsweetened applesauce and 3 eggs. Reduce baking time 1-2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/12 package (43g)
Servings per Container: 12
Amount Per Serving Mix %DV
Total Fat:3.5g5%
Saturated Fat1g7%
Trans Fat0.3g
Total Carbohydrates:34g11%
Dietary Fiber0g0%
Vitamin A:0%
Vitamin C:0%

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