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Easy Lemon Cake Bars

February 21, 2013

Easy and delicious Lemon Cake Bars from a box mix,perfect for spring!

Do you love lemon?  Or maybe you are looking for a lighter dessert for Easter or this spring and summer?  These Easy Lemon Cake Bars are so simple to make and taste delicious! 

Easy and delicious Lemon Cake Bars from a box mix,perfect for spring!

Easy Lemon Cake Bars are made with a boxed cake mix, so there are very few ingredients involved. 

Easy and delicious Lemon Cake Bars from a box mix,perfect for spring!

Easy and delicious Lemon Cake Bars from a box mix,perfect for spring!

5.0 from 3 reviews
Easy Lemon Cake Bars
  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package lemon cake mix
  • 1 small box of Lemon pudding
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Sprinkles
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Pour cake mix and pudding into a large bowl.
  3. Add the egg and oil; mix until well blended.
  4. Mixture will be slightly dry.
  5. Reserve one cup for the topping, and pat the rest into an ungreased 9x13 inch pan.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven.
  7. Set aside to cool.
  8. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese with the sugar and lemon juice until smooth.
  9. Spread the mixture evenly over the baked crust.
  10. Add Sprinkles.
  11. Crumble the reserved cake mix mixture over the top.
  12. Bake for an additional 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until filling is set and the topping is lightly toasted.
  13. Cool before cutting into bars.

I have made several different Lemon recipes, lemon is really my favorite! 


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  • Debbie

    Made these last night for my daughter’s 4th birthday. She had requested Lemon Cake and this recipe looked fun. I also sent her some to school to share with her classmates. We loved them. Really easy to make. Recipe is a keeper! Thank you!

  • melanie

    Newest follower here, I found your blog through the blog hop! You have a wonderful blog, I can’t wait to read more.

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  • Stacey

    Thanks for sharing!
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  • Deborah

    Mmmm! Looks yummy. I’ll have to take a gander at those lemon brownies and bread too! Thank you for sharing it at What We Accomplished Wednesdays. Have a great weekend!


  • Debi and Charly

    These look delicious. I have a link party called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Blog Hop and would love to have you share this and any other posts with everyone. It runs from Tuesday night through midnight Sunday. Here is the link to the party.
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  • Mallery Schuplin

    You continue to be amazing! These bars look so good.
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  • Alicia Denman

    The Lemon Cake Bars look perfect for Easter! I pinned the recipe for the upcoming holiday gathering! :)

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  • Adelina Priddis

    OH my goodness! Now I”m craving something lemony, lol. I love that these have pudding and cream cheese. They look fun too with those sprinkles.

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  • Kim of Mo'Betta

    Yes! I love lemon too…one of these is making an appearance in my kitchen ASAP!
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  • DeDe

    Chrissy, I am loving the fun topping! I like the idea of lemon bars for the spring and easter season!
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  • Brenda

    Looks so cute and delicious!! :)
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  • Corso Mama

    Sooooooo yummy! I want them all!
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  • Megan

    These look delicious! ;)
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  • Ann

    Thanks for sharing! These bars look fantastic. So do the lemon brownies! Seems like some baking is in order! Great blog as well. It is always nice to discover someone so close….I am over in Wisconsin. I will let you know how the brownies turn out! :)

  • Trish - Mom On Timeout

    Oh they delicious Chrissy – and so pretty!!
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