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Meal House: Glazed lemon-orange cake

FOX61's Keith McGilvery and his mom, Jane, are sharing a family recipe for Glazed Lemon-Orange Cake.

HARTFORD, Conn. — FOX61's Keith McGilvery and his mom, Jane, are sharing a family recipe for a glazed, lemon-orange cake, a spring treat, perfect for celebrating mom!

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Glazed Lemon-Orange Cake

  • 1 package deluxe lemon cake mix
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 package instant lemon pudding mix
  • 5 eggs


  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice



Grease and lightly flour a Bundt pan or 10’’ tube pan. 

Preheat the oven to 350.

Combine the cake ingredients into a mixing bowl and beat at a medium-high speed with an electric mixer for 2-3 minutes.

Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake for 45-55 minutes or until the center springs back when lightly touched.

Cool in pan on a cake rack for 15 minutes.

Turn out onto a rack and finish cooling. 

For the glaze: Stir the confectioners’ sugar with the lemon juice until smooth. With a teaspoon, drizzle the glaze back and forth across the cake. If you like, garnish the cake with lemon swirls.

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Keith McGilvery is an anchor and reporter at FOX61 News. He can be reached at kmcgilvery@fox61.com. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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