Trader Joe’s Tuesday, Lemon Basil Cake

Perfect dessert for summer:

Lemon Basil Cake


  • 1 Package Trader Joe’s Vanilla Cake & Baking Mix (requires 2 eggs, 1 stick melted butter or 1/2 cup oil, and 1 cup cold milk)
  • Zest of 2 lemons, about 2 Tbsp (use a lemon zester to make it easy)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh basil

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and mix together cake batter as directed. When the batter is smooth, stir in lemon zest and basil. Spread batter in oiled 8×8-inch pan and bake 40-43 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.  Cool and remove from pan. When serving slices, top with blueberries or whipped cream.


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