Suzi Q Cake

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 10m
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"Recipe by Parsley This was my Favorite recipe from RecipeZaar... Then changed to Genius Kitchen This recipe I make for My mother in law every birthday and its her absolute favorite She states her favorite Snack Cake was a Suzi Q which of course they do not make anymore. So when I found this recipe online she was so happy to have a piece of her childhood back."

Original recipe yields 20 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (89.5 g)
  • Calories 194.2
  • Total Fat - 15.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3 g
  • Cholesterol - 32.6 mg
  • Sodium - 55.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 12.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.1 g
  • Sugars - 10.6 g
  • Protein - 1.7 g
  • Calcium - 20.3 mg
  • Iron - 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, beat together cake mix, water, vegetable oil and eggs until smooth.

Step 2

Pour into a greased and floured 13" x 9" pan and bake according to the package directions.

Step 3

When cake is cooled, remove from pan to flat surface and cut cake in half horizontally.

Step 4

To prepare filling, cook flour and milk in a saucepan over low heat until thickened; whisking often.

Step 5

Cool mixture COMPLETELY in refrigerator.

Step 6

While heated mixture cools, beat together sugar, Crisco, salt and vanilla.

Step 7

Add to cooled flour/milk mixture and beat until smooth and creamy.

Step 8

Spread filling on 1 half of cake. Place other half of cake on top and sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.