Lemon Blossoms

Picture a warm sunny day, a gentle breeze, and the tangy aroma of freshly baked goods permeating the air. Lemon Blossoms encapsulate the essence of sunshine in the unassuming form of a muffin tin. Brimming with zesty lemon flavor, these bite-sized treats have the power to brighten any day and bring a spontaneous smile to your face.

With each delectable bite, the soft and fluffy texture effortlessly melts in your mouth, leaving behind a burst of refreshing citrus goodness. Once you experience the sheer delight of these lemony treats, you’ll find yourself wanting to preserve this recipe for a lifetime.

I fondly recall the inaugural baking of Lemon Blossoms. It was a leisurely Sunday morning, and my family had gathered around the kitchen table, yearning for something special for breakfast. Stumbling upon this recipe, I decided to embark on a baking adventure.

Little did I anticipate that it would swiftly become a cherished family favorite. As we sat together, relishing these divine lemony bites, the room resonated with laughter and joy. It was a moment of pure bliss, shared over a plate adorned with Lemon Blossoms. That simple act of baking not only satisfied our taste buds but also brought us closer, creating enduring memories that we still hold dear today.


– 1 package of yellow cake mix (~18.5 oz)
– 1 package of instant lemon pudding mix (~3.5 oz)
– 4 eggs
– 3/4 cup of vegetable oil

#### For the Glaze:

– 4 cups of confectioners’ sugar
– 1/3 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
– 1 lemon, grated outer peel
– 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil
– 3 tablespoons of water


1. **Preheat Oven:** Preheat the oven to the temperature specified on the cake mix package for muffins (default to 350 degrees F).

2. **Prepare Batter:** In a large mixing bowl, combine the yellow cake mix, instant lemon pudding mix, eggs, and vegetable oil. Mix until smooth and well combined.

3. **Prepare Muffin Tin:** Grease a muffin tin or line it with paper liners.

4. **Fill Muffin Cups:** Spoon the batter into each muffin cup, filling each one about two-thirds full.

5. **Bake:** Bake the lemon blossoms according to the cake mix package instructions for muffins (approximately 10-12 mins), or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.

6. **Prepare Glaze:** While the lemon blossoms are baking, prepare the glaze. In a separate bowl, whisk together the confectioners’ sugar, fresh lemon juice, lemon zest, vegetable oil, and water until smooth.

7. **Cool Muffins:** Once the lemon blossoms are done baking, remove them from the oven and let them cool slightly in the muffin tin.

8. **Glaze Muffins:** While the lemon blossoms are still warm, dip the tops into the glaze or drizzle the glaze over each muffin.

9. **Set Glaze and Serve:** Allow the glaze to set before serving. Enjoy your delicious Lemon Blossoms!

Saving this recipe and giving it a try will surely brighten your day. The Lemon Blossoms are a delightful treat that combines the convenience of a cake mix with the fresh, citrusy flavor of lemons. Share these with friends and family for a touch of sweetness and joy!

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