Lemon Bites.

A fluffy and light little bite of lemon. They are perfect in every way.



For the cake

  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 stick unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • zest of a lemon

For the glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • juice 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 drizzle vegetable oil
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tbsp water use if needed for consistensy


For the cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt and set aside.

  3. In another bowl, mix the butter and sugar together until creamy.

  4. Add in the eggs one at a time until combined.

  5. Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture alternating between additions of the milk. (Add the milk and flour mixture to the egg mixture in 3 equal parts until just combined.)

  6. Add in the lemon zest and the lemon extract and stir to combine.

  7. Generously grease a miniature muffin tin and fill each one halfway with the batter.

  8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the cake pulls away from the sides of the pan and the lemon bites are slightly golden. 

  9. Cool on wire rack.

For the glaze

  1. Mix the powdered sugar, lemon juice, vegetable oil and salt together in a bowl and add the water as needed for your desired consistency. 

  2. Dunk each lemon bite in the glaze top side down and place back on the cooling rack to set. 

Recipe Notes

You are going to love these little yummy bites of sunshine!!


These are great for parties, showers, brunches, etc. 

*This recipe can easily be made as a cake or cupcakes if preferred.