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Light Lemon Mini Cakes

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Light Lemon Mini Cakes
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 16
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These moist and light mini lemon cakes are made in fluted muffin cups for pretty-as-a-picture desserts.
Updated Jun 4, 2012

Ingredients

  • 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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    If you do not have a fluted tube muffin pan, this recipe yields 12 regular-size cupcakes.
  • tip 2
    Did you know grated peel can be frozen? Frozen peel can be used exactly as fresh without defrosting.

Nutrition

130 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 19g Total Carbohydrate, 9g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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