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



  1. Cheers Octavia! This sounds like an incredible recipe! I'm loving the idea of a vodka glaze! Thanks for baking along with the #BundtaMonth crew! :)

  2. Thanks for baking with #BundtaMonth, Octavia. That vodka glaze would go beautifully on so many different cakes:)