Little Glazed Lemon Tea Cakes

Kathie Carr

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@kathiecc

These little cakes are a special lemony treat. I found the recipe in a newspaper a couple of years ago and have made them several times since then.

They are great for picnics or potlucks. Or whenever you need to bring cookies to an event.


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Serves:

4 dozen

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

TEA CAKES:

1 box
(2 layer size) lemon cake mix (or substitute yellow cake mix)
1 box
instant lemon pudding mix
4 large
eggs, beaten
3/4 c
vegetable oil

GLAZE:

3 c
sifted powdered sugar
1/4 c
lemon juice
4 Tbsp
water, more if needed
1 pinch
salt

SPRINKLE:

4 Tbsp
granulated sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
FOR TEA CAKES:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, and oil. Spoon into well greased mini muffin cups, filling each one about half full. Bake for about 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for about 8 minutes. Remove tea cakes from pan and place on a wire rack.
2
While tea cakes are baking stir together powdered sugar, lemon juice, water, and salt. Stir until smooth adding more water if necessary to make a very thin glaze.

Spoon glaze over tea cakes while they are still warm. Sprinkle with granulated sugar and let sit until glaze dries and tea cakes are no longer sticky.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies