Lemon Tea Cakes Recipe
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Lemon Tea Cakes Recipe

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For your next tea party, try these lovely tea cakes. The subtle lemon flavor is so delicious and your guests will not be able to eat just one.—Robin White, Fountain City, Wisconsin
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES: 30 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in lemon juice and peel. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture just until moistened. Fill greased or paper-lined mini-muffin cups two-thirds full. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over tops.
  2. Bake at 375° for 12-15 minutes or until the top springs back when touched lightly. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Lemon Tea Cakes in Country Woman May/June 1996, p15

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ridervelma User ID: 18696 15021
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2011

"needs help make a glaze instead of cinnamon and sugar kids said they like them but teaches didn't I will try them with some changes like the glaze

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