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Lemon Blossoms makes the perfect bite-size dessert for any occasion. They are bright, full of lemon flavor and topped with a delicious homemade lemon glaze.

3 Lemon Blossoms topped with glaze and stacked on a wooden serving dish with other lemon blossoms on the side
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These Lemon Blossoms make the perfect dessert to serve at Easter, baby showers or for any occasion. These bite size dessert are so addicting that we have even made Easy Mini Brownie Bites Recipe, Mini Cinnamon Rolls, Mini No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Recipe and Mini Oreo Cheesecake.

If you love lemon desserts, this is the one to make.

What are Lemon Blossoms? 

Lemon blossoms make the perfect summer dessert and it starts with a cake mix. They are so delicious and full of lemon flavor. The ingredients combine easily in a medium bowl and then the mixture is then baked in a mini muffin pan.

The warm cupcakes are then topped with a delicious glaze to create the perfect summer and spring dessert that everyone loves.

Ingredients

Powdered sugar, eggs, lemon, cake mix, instant lemon pudding, oil, milk
  • Yellow Cake Mix – You can also use a lemon cake mix or what cake mix
  • Instant Lemon Pudding Mix – Make sure to get the instant lemon pudding mix
  • Lemon Juice – Fresh lemon juice is best

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Additions

For added flavor add in lemon zest, white chocolate syrup or white chocolate chips. The additions of these ingredients is a great combination and makes it a delicious variation to this recipe.

How to Make Lemon Blossoms

  • Step 1 – Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and spray mini muffin tins with non-stick cooking spray. 
Combining the cake, pudding mix, eggs, and oil with a hand mixer in a bowl

Step 2 – In a large mixing bowl, mix together the cake mix, pudding mix, eggs and vegetable oil with a hand held mixer or stand up mixer until smooth.  

Dividing the lemon blossoms batter in a mini muffin pan

Step 3 – Pour the batter into the mini muffin tins, filling them up approximately halfway (do not overfill). 

Baked lemon blossoms on a wire rack

Step 4 – Bake for 10-12 minutes until the edges start to be golden brown slightly.  Carefully remove the mini muffins to a wire rack to cool. 

combining the lemon glaze in a bowl with lemon blossoms on a wire rack

Step 5 – Whisk together the glaze ingredients in a medium size mixing bowl. Check the consistency of the glaze and add more milk if you think it’s needed. 

Dipping the lemon blossoms in the lemon glaze and placed on a wire rack

Step 6 – While the muffins are still warm, dip the top of the muffins into the glaze and set the muffins back on the cooling rack for the muffins to cool and glaze to set. 

Dipped lemon blossoms on a wire rack

Step 7 – Once the muffins are cool and set, then they are ready to serve and enjoy! 

Recipe Tips

  • Work in Batches – If you only have one mini muffin pans, these blossoms can be made in batches. 
  • Serving – You can spoon additional glaze ingredients on top of the lemon muffins if you prefer. 
  • Prepare Pan – Make sure to spray the miniature muffin tins with cooking spray to easily remove the lemon blossoms.
  • Scooping Batter – To make sure the batter is easily distributed in the cupcake pan, use a cookie scoop.
  • Ingredients – You are not making the cake mix recipes or the instant pudding mix according to the package. You are only use the dry mix to combine with the listed ingredients.
Lemon Blossoms topped with glaze and stacked on a yellow platter

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Store Leftover Lemon Blossoms

Store any leftover lemon blossoms in an airtight container for up to 5-7 days. 

Can I Freeze Lemon Blossoms?

Yes, these lemon blossoms freeze great. We recommend flashing freezing the lemon blossoms by placing the cooled dessert on a baking sheet. Place in the freezer for about an hour. Once frozen, place in a freezer safe container for up to 2 months. This allows you to take out a few out a time. Thaw at room temperature then enjoy.

How to Easily Glaze the Muffins

After preparing the homemade lemon glaze, simply turn the lemon blossom and dip into the sugar glaze. Then place on a wire rack so the glaze can set and allows the excessive glaze drip off.

Lemon Blossoms topped with glaze and stacked on a yellow platter

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Lemon Blossoms

5 from 2 votes
Lemon Blossoms makes the perfect bite-size dessert for any occasion. They are bright, full of lemon flavor and topped with a delicious homemade lemon glaze.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 48
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 109

Ingredients

For the Muffins:

  • 1 box Yellow Cake Mix 15.25 ounces
  • 1 box Instant Lemon Pudding Mix 3.4 ounces
  • 4 Large Eggs
  • 3/4 cup Vegetable Oil

For the Glaze:

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Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and spray mini muffin tins with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together the cake mix, pudding mix, eggs and vegetable oil with a hand held mixer or stand up mixer until smooth.
  • Pour the batter into the mini muffin tins, filling them up approximately halfway (do not overfill).
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes until the edges start to brown slightly.
  • Carefully remove the mini muffins to a wire rack to cool.
  • Whisk together the glaze ingredients in a medium size mixing bowl. Check the consistency of the glaze and add more milk if you think it’s needed.
  • While the muffins are still warm, dip the top of the muffins into the glaze and set the muffins back on the cooling rack for the muffins to cool and glaze to set.
  • Once the muffins are cool and set, then they are ready to serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store any leftover lemon blossoms in an airtight container for up to 5-7 days. 
You can spoon additional glaze ingredients on top of the lemon muffins if you prefer. 
If you only have one mini muffin pans, these blossoms can be made in batches.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 109kcal, Carbohydrates 16g, Protein 1g, Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0.4g, Cholesterol 14mg, Sodium 90mg, Potassium 38mg, Fiber 0.2g, Sugar 11g, Vitamin A 22IU, Vitamin C 0.2mg, Calcium 17mg, Iron 0.5mg

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  1. Levella says:

    5 stars
    Lemon Blossoms!!!!!!

  2. Casey says:

    5 stars
    This bite-size dessert was full of lemon flavor!