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cake mix coffee cake with lemon 1 shows a big yellow piece of cake on a white plate

Cake Mix Coffee Cake with Lemon

If you have a Jiffy cake mix and some pie filling, you have the basic ingredients for this easy recipe.

Course Breakfast, brunch, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword easy recipe, Jiffy cake mix
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 9 people
Calories 250 kcal
Author Renea


  • 1 9-ounce box Jiffy golden yellow cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup half & half
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup lemon pie filling
  • 1/2 cup baking mix (Bisquick)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons yellow decorative sugar


  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the cake mix, egg, half & half and sour cream. Beat by hand about 50 strokes. Pour into a sprayed 9x9 square pan.

  2. Dollop tablespoons of the lemon pie filling over the top of the prepared cake mix. Using a butter knife, run it through the pie filling and cake mix to make swirls. You want to have some areas that are unmixed. (see image)

  3. In a small mixing bowl, cut the butter into the Bisquick using a pastry blender or 2 butter knives. Once the mixture is the size of peas, sprinkle on top of the prepared cake mix.

  4. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the yellow sugar on top of the Bisquick mixture. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and sprinkle another 1 tablespoon of the yellow sugar on top of the hot cake. Cool completely before serving.