Olive Garden Lemon Cream Cake copycat recipe by Todd Wilbur
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Olive Garden Lemon Cream Cake

Score: 4.74. Votes: 43
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Menu Description: "Delicate white cake and lemon cream filling with a vanilla crumb topping."

To make this clone easy I've designed the recipe with white cake mix. I picked Betty Crocker brand, but any white cake mix you find will do. Just know that each brand (Duncan Hines, Pillsbury, etc.) requires slightly different measurements of additional ingredients (oil, eggs). Follow the directions on the box for mixing the batter, then pour it into a greased 10-inch springform pan and bake until done. The filling recipe is a no-brainer and the crumb topping is quick. When your Olive Garden lemon cream cake recipe is assembled, stick it in the fridge for a few hours, and soon you'll be ready to serve 12 slices of the hacked signature dessert.

Source: Top Secret Restaurant Recipes 2 by Todd Wilbur.

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  • 1 18.25-ounce box Betty Crocker white cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups water
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Score: 4.74. Votes: 43
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Feb 18, 2016, 22:00

This is an amazing recipe! We think it is better than the OG original recipe. It is my "go to" cake recipe when I want to make a really good impression with guests.

Mar 19, 2015, 22:00

This cake does not taste like the OG version. Not sure what it is either, the crumb topping seems a bit crunchier at OG, plus more lemony. I did add more lemon juice, there doesn't seem to be enough as is, and then I added a bit more of the powdered sugar to compensate. Next time I am going to zest a lemon and add that instead of more juice. So, although this does not taste like OG's cake, it as still AMAZING and worth the time to make. *Make sure you plan 1/2 a day for it.

I'm Todd Wilbur,
Chronic Food Hacker

For 30 years I've been deconstructing America's most iconic brand-name foods to make the best original clone recipes for you to use at home. Welcome to my lab.

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