Light Lemon Mini Cakes

Light Lemon Mini Cakes

Blogger Rachel Rappaport of Coconut & Lime shares her recipe for a lemon cake so tasty and moist, you’d never guess it was lite.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:35

Hr:Mins

Makes

16

servings

1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2/3
cup sugar
1
teaspoon baking powder
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
eggs, room temperature
1/3
cup canola oil
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1/3
cup fresh lemon juice
3/4
cup Yoplait® Fat Free plain yogurt (from 2-lb container), room temperature
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Generously grease 8 fluted tube muffin cups with cooking spray or shortening. In medium bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  2. In large bowl, beat remaining ingredients with whisk until well blended. Gradually beat in flour mixture until well combined and batter is fluffy. Divide batter evenly among fluted muffin cups.
  3. Bake 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool in pan 2 minutes. Place cooling rack upside down over muffin pan. Turn rack and pan over; remove pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If you do not have a fluted tube muffin pan, this recipe yields 12 regular-size cupcakes.
Did you know grated peel can be frozen? Frozen peel can be used exactly as fresh without defrosting.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.