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lemon blossoms

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

Bursting with lemon flavor, these quick and easy Lemon Blossoms are always a favorite for parties, bake sales, and after-school treats. The hands-on time for this recipe is less than twenty minutes, with just seven ingredients, including the glaze. These are a lemon lover’s must-try mini lemon glazed cake, and they are perfect for baby showers, weddings, cookouts, and parties.

yield 60 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For lemon blossoms

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 1
    (3.5 ounce) box instant lemon pudding mix
  • 4 lg
    eggs room temperature
  • ¾ c
    vegetable oil
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 5 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1
    lemon zested

How To Make lemon blossoms

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a mini muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray or grease with shortening or butter.
  • 2
    Add the yellow cake mix, instant lemon pudding, eggs, and vegetable oil in a large bowl. Using a handheld mixer or stand mixer, beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • 3
    Fill the mini muffin holes halfway full with the batter mixture. Bake for 10-11 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • 4
    Let the muffins cool in the pan for 5 minutes. Then carefully remove the muffins from the pan.
  • 5
    In a medium bowl, stir the powdered sugar and 2-3 tablespoons of lemon juice. Add more lemon juice slowly until you have a smooth workable glaze. Stir in the lemon zest.
  • 6
    Dip the warm blossoms into the glaze and place them on a wire rack to cool.