penny jordan Recipe

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

By penny jordan PennyLJ55


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

penny's Story

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!

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

Directions Step-By-Step

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!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #lime