Lemon Blueberry Surprise Cake

This Lemon Blueberry Surprise Cake is deliciously moist and filled with a surprise blueberry filling! It's so easy to make too!

Lemon Blueberry Surprise Cake is a deliciously moist cake that’s filled with a surprise blueberry filling!

This Lemon Blueberry Surprise Cake is deliciously moist and filled with a surprise blueberry filling! It's so easy to make too!pinterestLemon Blueberry Surprise Cake is one of my new favorite cakes! The cake is super moist, almost poundcake consistency with a sweet blueberry pie filling inside. I top the cake with a simple white icing and a sprinkle of toasted coconut. It’s bright, cheery and completely irresistible!

Last year I made a Cherry Surprise Cake and I haven’t been able to stop thinking of new variations for this cake ever since.

This Lemon Blueberry Surprise Cake is deliciously moist and filled with a surprise blueberry filling! It's so easy to make too!

The cake starts with a lemon cake mix and is thickened up with some lemon instant pudding mix and thick greek yogurt.

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To get that surprise filling you’ll want to scoop half of the batter into your cake pan and then spoon the blueberry pie filling right in the center. Top the cake with the remaining batter and bake!

This Lemon Blueberry Surprise Cake is deliciously moist and filled with a surprise blueberry filling! It's so easy to make too!

I loved the bright lemony flavor that was bursting out of this cake, plus the sweet blueberry filling was a nice surprise too!

This Lemon Blueberry Surprise Cake is deliciously moist and filled with a surprise blueberry filling! It's so easy to make too!

You could also use fresh blueberries instead of the blueberry pie filling if you can’t find it.

Here are some more awesome flavor ideas for this fun cake:

  • Swap out blueberry pie filling for fresh blueberries
  • Use cherry pie filling instead of blueberry
  • Mix in a tablespoon of poppy seeds with the lemon cake mix for a fun twist

This Lemon Blueberry Surprise Cake is deliciously moist and filled with a surprise blueberry filling! It's so easy to make too!

This cake just screams SPRING to me. I especially love the toasted coconut on top, it really makes the flavors of the cake pop!

Not to mention how pretty it makes it. You can definitely leave the coconut off if you’re not a fan though. 🙂

This Lemon Blueberry Surprise Cake is deliciously moist and filled with a surprise blueberry filling! It's so easy to make too!

When you’re making this cake, just be sure to let it cool for about 15 minutes in the pan before inverting it onto your serving plate to let it cool completely. That way the blueberry filling has a chance to firm back up a bit.

This Lemon Blueberry Surprise Cake is deliciously moist and filled with a surprise blueberry filling! It's so easy to make too!

Not gonna lie, this cake tasted so good that it reminded me of a jelly filled donut. 😉

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Yields Serves 6 to 8

Lemon Blueberry Surprise Cake
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Ingredients

  • 1 box Lemon Cake Mix
  • 1 (3.4oz) package lemon INSTANT pudding mix
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups canned blueberry pie filling
  • For the Icing:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp cold milk
  • 1/4 cup toasted coconut for topping, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a bundt cake pan with non-stick spray and then sprinkle in about 2 tbsp of flour, coat the pan with the flour, discard any excess flour.
  2. In a large bowl combine the cake mix, lemon pudding mix, greek yogurt, oil, and eggs. Mix on low for 30 seconds, then medium speed for 2 minutes. Batter should be thick.
  3. Scoop half of the batter into the prepared bundt cake and spread to an even layer. Use a spatula or spoon to create a valley in the batter, bringing it up on the sides and middle of the pan.
  4. Spoon the blueberry pie filling into the valley of batter and then top with the remaining batter, being careful to enclose all the pie filling and not let it touch the sides of the pan.
  5. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until set. Let cool for 15 minutes before inverting onto your cake plate. Let cool completely.
  6. For the Icing:
  7. To prepare the icing simply whisk together the powdered sugar and milk. The icing will be really thick. If you want a thinner icing add just a teaspoon more milk at a time until desired consistency is reached. Pour over the cooled cake, letting it run down the sides. Sprinkle with the toasted coconut if desired. Enjoy!
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This Lemon Blueberry Surprise Cake is deliciously moist and filled with a surprise blueberry filling! It's so easy to make too!

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Shawn is the Owner and Creator of I Wash You Dry. She loves to create and share simple, family-friendly recipes with a bit of life sprinkled in. Mom to 4 adorable children and dwells in the desert of Southern Utah.
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Shawn Syphus Hi, I'm Shawn and I'm a busy mom of four; pretending to live on a budget. I love to cook, and explore new recipes, but they have to be quick and easy with as few dishes as possible.

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