Little Lemon Drops

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Try this Little Lemon Drops recipe that is so simple and quick the kids can practically make it by themselves. This lemon drops recipe begins with a commercial cake mix, and then adds one or two ingredients to bump it up a notch. Bake and serve. It really is that easy. So your up and coming baker can probably make this one by him or her self, with possibly a bit of help when working with the oven. In fact, the glaze that goes on top of the lemon drops recipe has more ingredients in it than the cake itself. So that tells you just how easy it will be to make this little lemon drops recipe for the family tonight. Or, that you can safely turn this effort over to the aspiring cooks in the family. They will enjoy great success with this dessert.

A commercial cake mix can sometimes be the perfect answer to a quick dessert when you are stuck, and yet really want to have something a bit special to serve the family and friends who might be stopping by for dinner. Commercial cake mixes have come a long way from the dry and stale things they were twenty years ago. Today, you can find cake mixes that are entirely organic, if you like, and that use high quality ingredients, are fresh, and offer really excellent results. So do not be afraid to try a cake mix out from time to time. Just do not let them sit in your cupboard forever. A cake mix really does have a shelf life. In that sense, it is better to buy an organic blend for your cake mix because it will usually have a definite shelf life because of the organic nature of the ingredients. That way you can be sure that the ingredients are not several years old already. Cake mixes that get left in your cupboard for more than a short period of time may lose the rising action of the baking powder or baking soda. As well, it is even possible for the flour to sour over time. So do not keep your cake mixes too long, but buy them for the purpose you intend them for, and be sure to use them up quickly.

So this recipe starts with a commercial mix, and then adds eggs and other ingredients in order to bump the recipe a bit and make the flavor more interesting and perhaps taste a bit more made from scratch. The glaze includes fresh lemon, which is always fabulous on a white cake and since it is fresh, will be bright and tangy in flavor. Enjoy this sweet lemon drops treat soon and thank you to Butter with a Side of Bread food blog.

Nutrition Facts of Little Lemon Drops from Butter with a Side of Bread
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 70 servings* Per serving: Calories 70, Calories from Fat 20, Total Fat 2.2g 3%, Saturated Fat 0.9g 5%, Cholesterol 13mg 4%, Sodium 65mg 3%, Potassium 20mg 1%, Carbohydrates 11.9g 4%, D, Protein 0.8g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 2%,Iron 1%

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