Citrus Muffins

The bright, sparkling taste of orange makes this fresh and sweet morning treat perfect for days at the beach house, by the pool, or with friends.

Serves: 24Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 24


  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) white cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 box (16 oz.) confectioners’ sugar
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Juice and zest of 2 lemons


  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Butter and flour a muffin tin.
  • Blend cake mix, water, and eggs with an electric mixer for 4 minutes. Fill muffin cups 1⁄2 full with batter. Bake for 6 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine confectioners’ sugar, orange zest, and lemon zest and juice to make a glaze. Set aside.
  • Remove muffins from oven. Let cool on rack. When only slightly warm to touch, dip the top of each muffin in glaze to cover. Return to rack.