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Petit Four Eggs

 Petit Four Eggs
You need only a handful of ingredients to create these egg-ceptional Easter treats. Decorator gels make it easy to dress up the fun little desserts.——Taste of Home Test Kitchen
24 ServingsPrep: 45 min. + standing Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 7-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract
  • Decorator gels

Directions

  • Prepare cake according to package directions. Pour into a lightly
  • greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 18-24 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near
  • the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Cut cake into eggs
  • (or other desired shapes) with a 2-1/2-in. oval cookie cutter.
  • In a large bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, water and extract;
  • beat on low speed until sugar is moistened. Beat on high until
  • smooth.
  • Place petit fours on a rack with waxed paper beneath. Spoon the glaze
  • evenly over tops and sides, letting excess drip off.
  • Allow glaze to set; repeat with second coat if necessary. Let stand
  • until set. Decorate with gels. Yield: about 2 dozen.