I followed the advice of other posters. First I cut back the sugar to 1 1/2c. & increased the water to 1 1/2 c. I used 2 packages of drink mix for more flavor. We also added lemon juice because we don't like things too sweet. I used dehydrated cane juice in place of refined white sugar which didn't affect the flavor at all. I enjoyed a lemon cream cake at a popular Italian restaurant so much that I wanted to recreate it at home. It is a white cake topped with vanilla crumbs and filled with rich lemon cream. After a few attempts, this is the version that I like best. It uses a white cake mix to cut preparation time. Store cake in the refrigerator. Aug 27, 2013 · Lemon grass is extremely safe and is listed on the EPA’s GRAS list (generally regarded as safe). People all over the world have come to rely on the potent insect repellent properties of lemon grass and utilize it as a personal and area spray. 3. 3 II.