Little Glazed Lemon Tea Cakes

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Little Glazed Lemon Tea Cakes

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.

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About Little Glazed Lemon Tea Cakes

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