Blueberry Lemon Soda Cake

This Blueberry Lemon Soda Cake has a pop of delicious lemon flavor, perfect for a quick summertime dessert. It is incredibly simple to make because it starts with cake mix, a little lemon extract, and a can of soda!  It is the perfect complement to any Memorial Day BBQ or summer event you have coming up!Blueberry Lemon Soda CakeThis is by far one of the moistest and most tender lemon cakes I have ever had, including from-scratch recipes! Of course, my secret ingredient is the lemon extract. I have made recipes for “2-ingredient” cakes and found them to not be as flavorful as I would have liked. But you will not be able to say that about this cake! Seriously lemon cake is paired with a gloriously sweet blueberry frosting in a classic and decadent flavor combination. I daresay, this is one of the best cakes I have ever baked!How to Make Lemon Soda Cake1 box Lemon cake mix (any brand will work)McCormick® Pure Lemon Extractlemon-lime sodaFrosting & Toppingsblueberry buttercream recipe (below)blueberries (a pint should do)lemoncake stand1M tip with decorating bagsmall offset spatulazesterHow to Make Easy Lemon Cake (3 ingredient recipe)The directions for the cake could not be simpler!Simply add lemon cake mix, 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract, and a can of room-temperature lemon-lime soda.Add all ingredients together, whisk until combined, and then bake per box directions.When ready to assemble cake:Add one layer to the cake stand and cover with about 3/4 cup of blueberry buttercream. Cover with a layer of blueberries, then press down to make sure it’s level. Add next layer of lemon cake and then cover the entire cake with about 1 1/2 cups of blueberry buttercream using a small offset spatula. (Will be a thin coat of frosting)Place remaining frosting in a pastry bag fitted with a 1M tip. Pipe out pretty dollops around the top of the cake. Cover each dollop with blueberry and then add lemon zest around the entire edge of the cake.Best served at room temperature.I can’t stress enough just how moist and delicious this cake is!This Blueberry Lemon Soda Cake has a pop of delicious lemon flavor, perfect for a quick summertime dessert. Course: Dessert Cuisine: American Keyword: Easy Blueberry Buttercream Servings: 6 servings Author: Amanda Rettke 1 c butter room temperature 1 tsp. McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract 4 c confectioners’ sugar 1/2 c blueberry jam or blueberry fruit spreadBeat buttered on high with a handheld mixer or on medium-high in the bowl of stand mixer. Add in sugar, vanilla, and blueberry jam and mix until fully incorporated and creamy, about 3 minutes. meet Amanda RettkeAmanda Rettke is the creator of I Am Baker, and the bestselling author of Surprise Inside Cakes: Amazing Cakes for Every Occasion – With a Little Something Extra Inside.Over the course of her 15+ year blogging adventure, she has been featured in and collaborated with the Food Network, New York Times, LA Times, Country Living Magazine, People Magazine, Epicurious, Brides, Romantic Homes, life:beautiful, Publishers Weekly, The Daily Mail, Star Tribune, The Globe and Mail, DailyCandy, YumSugar, The Knot, The Kitchn, and Parade, to name a few.

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