Lemon Blossoms

Indulge in the zesty delight of Lemon Blossoms – a burst of citrusy goodness in bite-sized perfection. These miniature muffins, adorned with a lemony glaze, are a treat for your taste buds and a surefire way to brighten any occasion.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Lemon Blossoms offer a symphony of flavors and are a delightful choice for various reasons:

  • Effortless Elegance: Crafted from a cake mix and instant lemon pudding, these blossoms are easy to make yet exude elegance.
  • Zesty Citrus Burst: The combination of fresh lemon juice and zest provides a refreshing, tangy kick.
  • Perfectly Portable: Miniature in size, these blossoms are ideal for snacking or sharing at gatherings.
  • Versatile Glaze: The sweet and citrusy glaze adds an extra layer of indulgence, making every bite a heavenly experience.


  • 1 package yellow cake mix
  • 1, 3.5 oz package instant lemon pudding
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup vegetable or canola oil


  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • ⅓ cup fresh lemon juice
  • Grated lemon zest of one lemon
  • 3 Tbs vegetable or canola oil
  • 3 Tbs water


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Coat a miniature muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, and oil. Blend with an electric mixer for two minutes.
  3. Spoon 1 Tbs of the mixture into each muffin cup. Bake for 12 minutes.
  4. Turn blossoms onto a towel when you remove the pan from the oven.
  5. To prepare the glaze, sift powdered sugar in a medium bowl. Add lemon juice, zest, oil, and water, and mix until smooth.
  6. Dip warm blossoms into the glaze, coating as much as possible.
  7. Place blossoms on wire racks with waxed paper underneath to catch drips. Let the glaze set thoroughly before serving or storing in an airtight container.
  8. Optional: Enhance the visual appeal and taste by adding small pieces of candied fruit right after glazing.


Store Lemon Blossoms in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. For longer freshness, refrigerate.

Recipe Tips

  • Experiment with different cake mix flavors for a creative twist.
  • Adjust the glaze consistency by adding more powdered sugar for a thicker glaze or more lemon juice for a tangier flavor.
  • Have fun customizing by adding your favorite nuts or sprinkles to the batter.

Delight in the sunshine-infused goodness of Lemon Blossoms – a perfect blend of sweetness and citrusy joy!

Leave a Comment