Wednesday, December 5, 2012

#BundtaMonth: Lemon Drop Bundt Cake

This month for the Bundt of the Month club the theme is cocktail / mocktail.  Who doesn't like a cocktail at the end of a long day or even a piece of cake.  With this recipe you can have the best of both worlds.


Lemon Drop Bundt Cake
 
Ingredients for cake:
 
 
 
-1 box lemon cake mix
-1 small box of instant lemon pudding
-3 eggs
-1/2 cup vegetable oil
-1/2 cup water
-1/2 cup vodka
-1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
-zest of 1/2 of large lemon

 
Ingredients for vodka glaze:

 
 
 
-1/2 cup powder sugar
-2 teaspoon vodka
-4 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
-zest of 1/2 large lemon
 
***To Keep the Glaze Kid Friendly...omit the Vodka***
 
For the Cake...
 
Preheat oven 350 degrees and spray bundt pan with nonstick spray.
 
-In a large bowl beat cake mix, water, oil, eggs, lemon pudding on low.
-Add in vodka, lemon juice and zest of 1/2 lemon until incorporated (DO NOT OVER BEAT)
 
-Bake for 40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
 
-Once done, let the cake cool in the bundt pan no longer than 10 minutes.  Then turn out on a bake rack to cool the cake completely.
 
For the Glaze...
 

 
 
 
-In a small bowl stir in all ingredients and set aside for glaze to set.
 
 
 
-Add the glaze to the cake once the cake has cooled completely.
 
 
 
Grab your glass and lets eat...CHEERS