Olive Garden Lemon Cream Cake (Copycat Recipe)

Olive Garden Lemon Cream Cake Copycat

I love Olive Garden! I also love being able to make Copy Cat Olive Garden recipes at home. There are times when I do not feel like heading into town for dinner or I really only want a specific treat so I make them at home. This Copy Cat Olive Garden Lemon Cream Cake Recipe tastes amazing, and gets a better flavor the longer it chills in the fridge. You may want to make this ahead of time and let it chill for a few hours before serving.

Olive Garden Lemon Cream Cake Copycat

  • 1 pkg White Cake Mix, plus ingredients to prepare
  • 1 pkg Lemon Cake Mix
  • ½ cup Sour Cream
  • 1 tsp  Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Lemon, juiced
  • 1 cup Whipping Cream
  • 1 pkg  (8oz) Mascarpone Cheese
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 4 Tbsp Melted Real Butter


  1. Prepare the white cake according to the directions on the box, adding the sour cream and vanilla.
  2. Bake in a 10 inch round baking pan and cool the cake completely.
  3. For the lemon cream filling, mix the mascarpone, powdered sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest of half the lemon and whipping cream, then mix until creamy and smooth.
  4. For the crumb topping, combine 3/4 cup of the lemon cake mix with the melted butter to make a crumb topping.
  5. To assemble the cake, cut the white cake in half to spread the lemon cream filling between the two layers of white cake. Frost the top of the cake with a thin layer of cream filling and sprinkle the crumb topping.

Helpful Tips:

The secret is the mascarpone cheese, making this recipe taste like Olive Garden’s..
NUTRITION: 544 calories, 34 grams fat, 55 grams carbohydrates, 5 grams protein per serving.

This recipe came from allfood.recipes

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