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Lemon Pudding Cakes

This light and lemony recipe is quite literally a piece of cake to prepare—the hands-on time for making these cakes is less than 10 minutes. They’re delicious served cool, but even better when still warm from the oven.

Lemon Pudding Cakes

These Lemon Pudding Cakes are a lemon lover’s dream dessert! A light and airy lemon cake on top and a rich, creamy lemon pudding on the bottom. All made from one cake batter and baked into ramekins for a perfectly portioned individual dessert
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Cooling10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake, Dessert, Lemon Pudding, Summer Cakes
Servings: 4
Calories: 206kcal


  • 2 Eggs, separated
  • 2 tsp. Minced lemon zest
  • 3 tbsp. Fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. Unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup Sugar
  • 5 tbsp. All-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. Table salt
  • ¾ cup Milk
  • ¼ cup Fresh blueberries
  • Powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Beat together egg yolks, zest, lemon juice, butter, and sugar in a large bowl with a hand mixer on medium speed. Combine flour and salt in a separate bowl.
  • Add flour mixture alternately with milk to yolk mixture, beating well after each addition.
  • Beat egg whites in a separate bowl until stiff peaks form. Fold whites into lemon batter until incorporated.
  • Place four 6-oz. ovenproof ramekins or dessert cups in an 8-inch square baking pan with tall sides.
  • Drop a few blueberries into the bottom of each ramekin. Divide batter among ramekins, pouring batter over berries.
  • Pour boiling water into baking pan until water reaches halfway up the sides of ramekins. Bake for 40 minutes or until tops of cakes are lightly browned. Remove baking pan from oven; transfer ramekins to a cooling rack for 10 minutes.
  • To serve, sprinkle powdered sugar over tops of cakes.


Per cake, Calories: 206

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories206
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 5g 8%
    • Saturated Fat 2g 10%
  • Cholesterol 99mg 33%
  • Sodium 200mg 9%
  • Total Carbohydrate 39g 13%
    • Protein 6g 12%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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      Written by Lisa Yarde

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