I'M IN LOVE WITH LIME "CAKE AKA "MARGARITA CAKE"

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: 12
Prep Time:
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Ingredients

LIME CAKE INGREDIENTS:
1(18.25oz) box white cake mix
1(4 serv box lime jell-o, (dry)
1 1/4 c bottled non-alcoholic margarita mix
2 large egg whites
1/2 c canola oil
1/3 c water
1 Tbsp lime juice, fresh squeezed
1 Tbsp lime zest
10 to 20 drops green food coloring, if desired
LIME ICING:
4 oz whipped cream cheese
1 - 8 oz. pkg frozen cool-whip, thawed
1 pkg lime jell-o, dry (4 serving size)
1 to 2 Tbsp bottled, non-alcoholic, margarita mix
1 tsp lime zest

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penny jordan Recipe
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penny's notes for this recipe:
Yum! Dreamy Lime Cake that tastes like it was made from scratch. You may start this off with a cake mix, but nobody will ever know!

The name of this cake says it ALL!
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Directions

1
Preheat: Oven to 350 degrees F.
Coat: A 9x13x2-inch pan with cooking spray.
2
In: A large mixing bowl, beat together cake mix, 1 pkg. dry lime jell-o, egg whites, oil, margarita mix, green food coloring, lime juice, lime zest and water until well blended.
Pour: Into prepared pan.
3
Bake: About 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Remove: From oven and let cool.
4
Meanwhile, In a medium mixing bowl, make frosting by beating whipped cream cheese and thawed cool-whip with electric mixer.
Add: Dry lime jell-o (slowly) and continue to mix well.
Add: Lime zest and 1 to 2 Tbsp. bottled margarita mix and continue to mix well with mixer until light and fluffy.
Frost: Cooled cake, cover loosely, and chill at least one hour before serving.
Store: Covered leftovers in refrigerator.
ENJOY!
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user Vanessa "Nikita" Milare Kitkat777 - Mar 18, 2012
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user penny jordan PennyLJ55 - Mar 20, 2012
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user Pat Duran kitchenchatter - Jan 8, 2013
Another great cake recipe Penny thanks ...hugs,Pat

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