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Slow Cooker Lemon Spoon Cake

Lemon Spoon Cake is an easy, yummy slow cooker lemon dessert from the The Magical Slow Cooker cookbook, and is best served warm and topped with ice cream.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Lemon Spoon Cake, Slow Cooker Lemon Spoon Cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 353kcal


  • 15.25 ounce yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice plus 2 tablespoons for glaze below
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest packed
  • Glaze-
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • About 4 lemons total for whole recipe


  • In a large bowl, add cake mix, lemon juice, water, melted butter, eggs, and lemon zest, mix with a spoon until combined. Don't over mix, some lumps are fine.
  • Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray
  • Pour batter in slow cooker, and smooth the batter down evenly
  • Cook on high for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Check after 1 1/2 hours, press center of the cake with your fingers, should be firm.
  • If you aren't ready for dessert when time is up, just set to warm.
  • Mix Glaze ingredients in a small bowl with a spoon.
  • Pour over lemon cake
  • Scoop into bowls, and serve with vanilla ice cream


Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 486mg | Potassium: 64mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 325IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 126mg | Iron: 1mg