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

penny jordan Recipe

By penny jordan PennyLJ55

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!


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

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

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!