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little glazed lemon tea cakes

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kathie Carr
North Liberty, IN

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.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 dozen
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For little glazed lemon tea cakes

  • 1 box
    (2 layer size) lemon cake mix (or substitute yellow cake mix)
  • 1 box
    instant lemon pudding mix
  • 4 lg
    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
  • 4 Tbsp
    granulated sugar

How To Make little glazed lemon tea cakes

  • 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.

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