Four Citrus Mini Bundt® Cakes
four citrus mini bundt cake

Four Citrus Mini Bundt® Cakes

Fresh citrus flavors and tender pound cake come together in these brunch ready mini Bundt® cakes.

The Story Behind the Recipe
12
servings
30 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 30 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cake

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1 cup sugar

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1/2 cup buttermilk  

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest

1 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest

1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

1 teaspoon freshly grated grapefruit zest

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

Glaze

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/4 cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated grapefruit zest

Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream sweetened, whipped, if desired

 

 *Substitute 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice plus enough milk to equal 1/2 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour individual mini (6) Bundt® cakes pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine 1 cup sugar and 1/2 cup butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, until well mixed. Add buttermilk, vanilla and lemon, lime, orange and grapefruit zest. Continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; beat at low speed just until moistened.

  3. STEP 3

    Spoon batter evenly into prepared pan (about 1/2 cup batter for each cake). Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. 

  4. STEP 4

    Combine all glaze ingredients in 2-quart saucepan while cakes are baking. Bring to a full boil. Boil 3 minutes or until light golden brown. Poke bottoms of cakes all over with fork; leave in pan. Drizzle half of glaze over bottoms of warm cakes. Let cakes cool 10 minutes. Invert cakes onto cooling rack; glaze tops with remaining glaze. Let stand 30 minutes or until glaze is set.

  5. STEP 5

    Serve with sweetened whipped cream, if desired.

Tip #1

To make in a regular 12-cup Bundt® pan, double cake ingredients and bake 55-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Double glaze ingredients; follow remaining directions accordingly.

Nutrition

280Calories
13Fat (mg)
65Cholesterol (mg)
200Sodium (mg)
38Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)

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  April 20, 2016

I can't have grapefruit can I add more lemon or orange

— says Kris
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Test Kitchen Comment April 20, 2016

Hi Kris, feel free to substitute any citrus fruit in equal amounts for the grapefruit zest and juice. Happy baking!

— says Mallory
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