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Mountain Dew Cake Recipe

You are going to love this mountain dew cake recipe.

So moist, tender and flavorful, and you can make it quickly using a lemon cake mix.  Offering Mountain Dew glaze (as shown) or Mountain Dew Cream Cheese Frosting for a layer cake.

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Mountain Dew Cake Recipe from Scratch

You may also use a white cake mix with this recipe; works perfectly.

18.25 package lemon cake mix (or my lemon cake from scratch recipe here)
3.4 oz box instant vanilla pudding mix
3/4 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs, beaten
10 oz Mountain Dew

PREHEAT oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour a bundt pan; set aside.

In a large bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, oil, eggs and citrus soda. Mix until all ingredients are moistened. Pour into prepared pan and bake 45 to 50 minutes.

Dew Glaze Recipe

1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup Mountain Dew

Melt butter and add sugar and Mountain dew.  Bring to a boil and cook for two minutes. 

Let cake cool in the pan for 5 minutes and transfer to cake plate.  Poke top of cake with fork and drizzle with Dew glaze.  Ya-hoooo!


Cream Cheese Mountain Dew Frosting

8 oz package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter
3 TBS+ Mountain Dew
2 tsp lemon zest (optional)
1 tsp vanilla extract
4 cups powdered sugar

Beat cream cheese, butter, Mountain Dew, lemon zest, and vanilla together until smooth and fluffy. Add powdered sugar in 2 additions. Beat until creamy. Add more icing sugar or Mountain Dew as needed for easy spreading.

Cool cake completely and frost with Dew Cream Cheese Frosting.

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