These Mini Lemon Bundt Cakes are a perfect ending to a meal or make a great snack! They are easy to make and can be served at your Easter table or a great treat for Mother's Day
It's the last day of March! Do you have your dessert for the Easter holiday all picked out? Well if not, I've got you covered today with these mini lemon bundt cakes.
They are super easy to make and what's not to like with lemon, right? They are light, fresh and melt in your mouth. So amaze your guests (and yourself) with these fun cakes!
As I mentioned last week, we'll be heading to our daughter and son-in-law's for the weekend (and get to play with our 19 mo. old granddaughter - she is so enjoyable!) I plan on bringing the ham, a few side dishes and these little cakes. I'll need to make a second batch though because the first ones are gone. The DIY Guy and I enjoyed them and I also shared a few with friends.
If you don't have these mini pans, you could use a regular sized bundt cake pan. You'll need to increase your baking time (I'm not exactly sure how long but probably 35-40 minutes - just be sure to check with a toothpick) This amount of glaze in this recipe would be enough also.
What ingredients will you need for Mini Lemon Bundt Cakes?
- Baking Soda
- Vanilla Yogurt
- Cream Cheese
- Powdered Sugar
Other lemon desserts you may enjoy for Easter or Mother's Day:
And in case you are wondering how the heck do those confetti look so (almost) perfect - well I used my tweezers to place them on. I didn't want a glob of them stuck to one place. Yes, I may be a little OCD and my eyes get a bit crossed with trying to find the right colors.
I hope you have a fantastic holiday!
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Mini Lemon Bundt Cakes
These Mini Lemon Bundt Cakes are a great treat for Easter, Mother's Day or any time!
- 1 ½ cups flour
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 stick of butter, soft
- 1 cup sugar
- 3 large eggs
- 1 large lemon, zested
- 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- ⅓ cup vanilla yogurt
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
- ½ teaspoon lemon extract
- 4 tablespoons milk
- Preheat oven to 350°
- Lightly spray with PAM your mini bundt pans (my pan had 12)
- Mix the flour, baking soda and salt together in a medium bowl
- With your mixer, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy (about 3-4 minutes)
- Add eggs and mix well
- Add zest and lemon juice
- Add ⅓ of flour mixture with half of the yogurt and mix to combine. Add the other ⅓ part flour and remaining yogurt but don't over mix. Then add remaining flour
- Place about 2 tablespoons of batter into prepared pans
- Bake for 12-15 minutes until toothpick comes out clean
- Cool slightly on wire rack then invert and place cakes on rack and cool completely
- For frosting beat the cream cheese and lemon extract until smooth then gradually add in powered sugar and mix well
- Add one tablespoon of milk at time until desired consistency for drizzling
- Add confetti decorations if desired
Nutrition Information:Yield: 20 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 171Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 46mgSodium: 154mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 0gSugar: 16gProtein: 3g
Nutritional information provided is computer-generated and only an estimate. You may want to do your own research with the ingredients listed if you have concerns about health or specific diets.
Other desserts you might like - Mini Banana Splits
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Kelly LifemadeSweeter says
These mini bundt cakes are so pretty, Deb! I love lemon desserts and the sprinkles make them so festive and perfect for Easter!
Marcie FlavortheMoments says
Now you're really making me want those mini bundt pans I've been dying for -- these are just too gorgeous! And I'd love to make these for Easter!
You're scaring me with the tweezers and the sprinkles. 🙂 I WANT one or four of those little cakes! -- Dorothy at Shockingly Delicious
Madonna/aka/Ms Lemon of Make Mine Lemon says
Love your version of mini bundts - so cute. I wish I was a little more OCD, but I am not. 🙂 Wishing you and your family a Happy Easter.
Amy at Ms. Toody Goo Shoes says
These are so pretty, Deb! Have a Happy Easter!
I love the mini bundt cakes (it feeds my obsession with all things mini).
Karly Campbell says
Loving these mini cakes! So delicious! Thanks for linking up with What's Cookin' Wednesday!
Amy Stafford says
Okay those cakes are adorable and so is that mini cake stand! LOVE!
Jessica Kraft says
How ADORABLE are these! I LOLed when I read that you used tweezers to put the sprinkles on, too funny!
These are too cute! They look absolutely perfect-and the fact that you used tweezers totally make me smile!
Patricia Conte says
You are meticulous in your decorating! There's nothing cuter than mini bundt cakes, and these look delicious! Your little stands are absolutely adorable!!
amanda @ fake ginger says
Gorgeous cakes! I hope you had a fabulous Easter, Deb! 🙂
These look so perfect for spring! Yum!
Megan Kohrs says
Oh these are perfection! And oh the tweezers trick...what food blogger does not have OCD?!
Jessica Knott says
These are just so darling, pinned!
jo n says
What should the oven be preheated to?
[email protected] says
Please preheat to 350
Caroline Piek says
Hi Deb, I've just made these mini bundt cakes. They are cute! Mine were quiet small, because I didn't have enough batter for my six forms of 6,5 centimeters. What's the size of your form? Greetings, Caroline
Caroline Piek says
Hi Deb! Second question...it's hard to decide whether the glaze has the right consistency for drizzling. Do you have some kind of tip of trick? 🙂 And do you have a special technique to drizzle so beautifully? Greetings, Caroline
[email protected] says
Hi Caroline....please email me from my contact page and I'll help you...or leave your email here and I'll be in touch.
Can these be made ahead of time? If so, how should they be stored?
Deb Attinella says
I would only make a day or two ahead and keep in a tight sealed container