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