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Grandmama's Glazed Lemon Cakes - Recipe

1 box yellow cake mix 2 oranges & 2 lemons 1 1/2 box confectioner sugar
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Total Time22 minutes
Servings: 48
Author: Southern Made Simple


  • 1 box yellow cake mix + ingredients on back of cake box
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 1/2 box confectioners sugar


  • Make the icing first:
  • Lightly grate rinds from oranges and lemons into a bowl. Be very careful not to grate too deep into the white part of the rind, as this can turn your icing a bit bitter.
  • Squeeze the juice from the lemons and oranges and mix with grated zest
  • Whisk in confectioners sugar until smooth
  • To make the cakes:
  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • Make cake batter according to box instructions
  • Spray miniature muffin tins with non-stick cooking spray
  • Fill tins HALF way full with batter - not all the way to the top
  • Bake for 12 minutes or until done
  • While the cakes are still hot, dunk each cake into the icing completely and set on wire rack to drain off excess juice
  • Once glaze cools and hardens, they're ready to eat!

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