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Mini Lemon Cakes

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These mini lemon cakes are delicious. They have a light lemon flavor and a yummy sugary drizzle. I just love how cute they are!

If you don’t already have a miniature bundt pan yet, go grab one. It’s so fun to make tiny little cakes!

Mini Lemon Cakes

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Mini Lemon Cakes

Ingredients:

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  • 1 C unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 3/4 C sugar
  • 2 2/3 C all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 C buttermilk
  • 1 TBSP fresh lemon zest
  • 5 TBSP lemon juice
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 C confectioners’ sugar
  • Jar of Lemon Curd
  • Whip Cream for garnish
  • Fresh mint sprigs for garnish
  • 1 lemon sliced with slices cut into quarters for garnish

Mini Lemon CakesDirections:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter and flour individual mini bundt cake pans. Set aside.
  3. Combine butter and sugar in a mixing bowl.
  4. Beat the butter and sugar until smooth and light-colored. (about 5 minutes)
  5. Sift flour, baking soda, and salt together in a second bowl. Set aside.
  6. In a smaller bowl, combine buttermilk with 4 TBSP of lemon juice and lemon zest. Stir well.
  7. Set aside the remaining 1 TBSP of fresh lemon juice.
  8. Add eggs, one at a time, to the butter-sugar mixture. Beat after each egg is added.
  9. Add dry ingredients alternately with wet ingredients, beating just until combined.
  10. Pour batter equally into each of prepared mini pans.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  12. Remove the pan from the oven.
  13. Place pan on a wire rack until cool.
  14. Run a knife around the edges of each of the cakes.
  15. Flip cake pan over onto wire rack to completely cool.
  16. Whisk together the 1 TBSP of lemon juice with 1 TBSP of water and 3/4 C confectioners’ sugar.
  17. If needed slowly add a tablespoon or more of water or confectioners’ sugar.
  18. Slowly pour icing over cake.
  19. Spoon lemon curd in the center of each of the individual bundt cakes.
  20. Top with whip cream, lemon wedge, and mint sprig.

Mini Lemon Cakes

Mini Lemon Cakes
 
Ingredients
  • 1 C unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1¾ C sugar
  • 2⅔ C all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1¼ C buttermilk
  • 1 TBSP fresh lemon zest
  • 5 TBSP lemon juice
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • ¾ C confectioners' sugar
  • Jar of Lemon Curd
  • Whip Cream for garnish
  • Fresh mint sprigs for garnish
  • 1 lemon sliced with slices cut into quarters for garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter and flour individual mini bundt cake pans. Set aside.
  3. Combine butter and sugar in a mixing bowl.
  4. Beat the butter and sugar until smooth and light-colored. (about 5 minutes)
  5. Sift flour, baking soda, and salt together in a second bowl. Set aside.
  6. In a smaller bowl, combine buttermilk with 4 TBSP of lemon juice and lemon zest. Stir well.
  7. Set aside the remaining 1 TBSP of fresh lemon juice.
  8. Add eggs, one at a time, to the butter-sugar mixture. Beat after each egg is added.
  9. Add dry ingredients alternately with wet ingredients, beating just until combined.
  10. Pour batter equally into each of prepared mini pans.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  12. Remove the pan from the oven.
  13. Place pan on a wire rack until cool.
  14. Run a knife around the edges of each of the cakes.
  15. Flip cake pan over onto wire rack to completely cool.
  16. Whisk together the 1 TBSP of lemon juice with 1 TBSP of water and ¾ C confectioners' sugar.
  17. If needed slowly add a tablespoon or more of water or confectioners' sugar.
  18. Slowly pour icing over cake.
  19. Spoon lemon curd in the center of each of the individual bundt cakes.
  20. Top with whip cream, lemon wedge, and mint sprig

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