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Betty Crocker Zesty Lemon Cake Mix


Product Description

Do you like freshly baked lemon cake? Do you also like it to be easy-to-make and practically foolproof? Just add water, eggs, icing and oil or butter for a homemade zesty lemon sponge cake. Serves 12.



Sugar, Wheat Flour, Palm Fat, Raising Agents (Calcium Phosphates, Sodium Carbonates), Corn Starch, Emulsifiers (Propane-1, 2-Diol Esters of Fatty Acids, Mono- and Diglycerides of Fatty Acids, Sodium Stearoyl-2-Lactylate), Dextrose, Salt, Flavouring, Stabiliser (Xanthan Gum), Acidity Regulator (Citric Acid), Colour (Carotenes), Flour Treatment Agent (Ascorbic Acid)

Nutritional Information

  • For allergens, see ingredients in bold.
  • May contain milk, egg and soy. 
  • Suitable for vegetarians.
  • No artificial colours or preservatives.


Store in a cool, dry place.

Preparation and Usage

  • Just add Eggs, Oil, Water, Icing
  • All you need is:
  • 90ml vegetable oil (6 tbsp) or 100g melted butter
  • 180ml water or 180ml milk
  • 3 medium eggs
  • Prep time 10 mins
  • Baking time 23-28 mins
  • Two 20cm cake tins or Two 12 cupcake muffin tins (and 24 cupcake cases)
  • Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C for fan assisted ovens or refer to manufacturer's instructions)/Gas Mark 4. For cupcakes use fan assisted oven 160°C.
  • Grease tins and preferably line with baking paper. For cupcakes line two 12 cup muffin tins with cupcake cases.
  • 1. Beat cake mix, oil (or butter), water (or milk) and eggs in large bowl on low speed for 30 seconds; increase speed to medium for further 2 minutes (or beat for 3 minutes with large spoon or wire whisk).
  • 2. Pour into tins. For cupcakes pour mixture evenly into the cupcake cases.
  • 3. Bake for 23-28 minutes or until skewer inserted in centre comes out clean. For cupcakes bake the 2 muffin tins at the same time for 18-22 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes in tins then remove from tins.
  • Leave to cool completely, fill and ice.

Number of uses

Contains 12 portions

Name and address

  • General Mills International Sàrl,
  • Switzerland.
  • General Mills UK Limited,
  • PO Box 363,
  • Uxbridge,
  • UK.

Net Contents

425g e


Typical ValuesCake mix as sold Per 100g1/12th of cake (65g) baked without icing%* (65g)
of which saturates2.6g2.1g11%
of which sugars46.5g16.5g18%
* Reference intake of an average adult (8400kJ/2000kcal)---
Contains 12 portions---
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