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Lemon Mini Bundt Cakes

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I love lemon any time of year, but especially in the summer. it is light and refreshing in a drink or dessert. (Lemonade, margaritas, lemon tarts, lemon bread, the possibilities are endless!) The other night my family started craving a summer treat, and I came up with this lemon mini bundt cake recipe. Enjoy!

lemon mini bundt cakes

Lemon Mini Bundt Cakes

When you are craving lemon, these mini-bundt cakes will hit the spot. They are a perfect treat for an afternoon tea or summer birthday.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Glaze 10 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 20 mini cakes


  • Stand Mixer
  • Mini Bundt Pan


  • 1 Box Yellow Cake Mix
  • 1 Box Vanilla Pudding Mix Instant
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 TBSP Lemon Juice Fresh is preferred
  • 1 Stick Melted Butter
  • 3/4 Cup Greek Yogurt Plain
  • 2/3 Cup Water
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Lemon Glaze

  • 3 tsp Butter Softened
  • 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 TBSP Lemon Juice From 1 Lemon
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest From 1 Lemon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease mini bundt cake pan if needed (unless using non-stick pan).
  • In a stand mixer bowl, combine yellow cake mix, vanilla pudding mix, and eggs. Mix on low speed until combined.
  • Add fresh lemon juice, melted butter, Greek yogurt, water, and vanilla extract. Mix until evenly combined.
    lemon cake batter in kitchenaid stand mixer
  • Pour the batter evenly into the mini bundt cake pan.
    lemon cake batter in bundt cake pan
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes until done. Mini cakes are done when cake is light brown and springs back when lightly pressed with your finger and toothpick comes out clean.
    lemon cakes done fresh out of oven
  • After baking, let cool in pan for 5-10 minutes. Invert and remove to wire cooling rack.
  • While cakes are cooling, prepare the glaze.

Lemon Glaze

  • Combine the softened butter, powdered sugar, and lemon juice in microwave-safe glass bowl.
  • Microwave on 50% power for 30 seconds and stir. Continue to microwave on 50% power in 30-second intervals until glaze is smooth and creamy.
  • Add fresh lemon zest and mix well.
  • Drizzle glaze over cooled lemon cakes.
    lemon cakes with lemon glaze
  • Glaze will harden after a few minutes. Refrigerate to let glaze set. Store leftovers in refrigerator. Enjoy!
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Do you like lemon? What is your favorite lemon dessert? Let me know in the comments!

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