Popular Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe

This strawberry lemonade cake recipe is a popular cake in many countries. This will be your new favourite summertime dessert to have served outside on the porch or poolside.

This moist yet light and fluffy cake will bring happiness to everyone who sits around the table with you and enjoys this tasty treat.

This is a very easy recipe for making the cake without complicated instructions. All you will have to do is combine all the ingredients and then prepare them in an oven.

Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe
Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe


What Is Lemonade?

Lemonade is a cold beverage containing water and lemon juice. Lemonade may also contain sugar, honey, or other sweeteners and additional flavours or aromas such as lavender, rosemary and mint.

There are many variants of lemonade, with the main ones involving the addition of either water or ice or the addition of a sweetener.

Lemonade is served chilled and is generally considered refreshing; however, it can also be served hot in some areas.

How To Prepare Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe?

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Serving Size: 10 people


  • Mixing bowl,
  • baking pan,
  • cooking utensil

Ingredients For Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 sticks butter(melted)
  • 3 eggs (beaten) 
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup strawberry spreadable fruit (I used fruit spread)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup strawberry lemonade drink mix
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup water

For the Icing:

  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 2 tsp real lemon juice 
  • 5 cups powdered sugar(sifted)  

Directions To Make Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe:

For Cake:

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350°F.

Step 2: In a medium mixing bowl, beat butter, egg and milk together.

Step 3: Sift the flour and baking powder in a separate mixing bowl, then add them to the butter mixture and stir well.

Step 4: Add in the egg whites, spreadable strawberry fruit, vanilla extract, cream of tartar and water; stir until no lumps remain. (The ingredients will be lumpy).

Step 5: Pour the mixture into a greased and floured 12-inch cake pan and bake the cake at 350°F for 25 minutes.

Step 6: Let the cake cool and remove it from the pan.

For icing:

Step 1: In a large bowl, beat softened butter, vanilla extract, lemon juice and powdered sugar until smooth.

Step 2: Pour the icing over the cooled cake and decorate it with fruit spread.

Step 3: Chill until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts Of Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe

  • Calories: 152.3
  • Calories from Fat: 88
  • Fat: 8.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.8g
  • Cholesterol: 65mg
  • Sodium: 189mg
  • Carbohydrates: 19.4g
  • Sugar: 6.1g
  • Fibre: 0.4g
  • Protein: 2.6g

Is Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe Healthy?

The strawberry lemonade cake recipe ingredients are a basic mixture of flour, butter and egg whites. Despite being a little complicated to prepare, the ingredients are very healthy.

It also contains real vanilla extract, which provides great flavour and an antioxidant that helps decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease by lowering cholesterol levels.

What Does Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe Taste Like?

The lemon cake has a mild tangy taste, which tastes like a typical lemon cake. While the rich, creamy and smooth icing has a strong taste of fresh lemons.

If you are not a big fan of lemons, you can always use lime flavouring instead of lemon to change the flavor of this delicious summer dessert.

How Does Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe Make You Feel?

The lemon cake is not very sweet, making it a perfect choice for those who do not like your desserts to be too sweet.

The cream coating on the cake is sweet and creamy, making it a great choice for a lunch dessert after a steak dinner.

The strawberries in the fruit spread give it an extra burst of flavour and sweetness. This cake will leave you feeling full but refreshed at the same time.

What Are The Benefits Of Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe?

1. Strawberry lemonade cake recipe is a light, healthy and easy-to-make summertime treat which will make your family very happy.

2. The strawberry lemonade cake recipe’s ingredients are all natural, reducing the risk of side effects from chemicals in the food.

3. The strawberry lemonade cake recipe contains natural colours like beetroot, which has been found to prevent strokes, heart attacks and other cardiovascular diseases by lowering cholesterol levels in your blood, called serum cholesterol. 

4. Strawberry lemonade cake is a good source of fibre and protein with all the essential amino acids your body needs to stay healthy and fit.

5. Strawberry lemonade cake is a good source of folate, which helps prevent serious congenital disabilities in pregnant women by helping the baby’s growth and development. 

How To Store Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe?

Make sure to store this summer treat in a cool, dry place. The strawberry lemonade cake will last for about two days. If the cake is stored in a plastic container, it will last about five days.


With healthy ingredients, a unique lemon cake recipe and strawberry lemonade sorbet topping, this strawberry lemonade cake recipe is a must-try for everyone.

The cake will make you feel full but will not cause your stomach to feel bloated afterwards. The icing will make your mouth water, so you might have to share it with your family before it gets too dry.

This is a perfect summertime treat to have over tea or in the evening after dinner as a dessert.